Dr. Art's Guide to Science: Connecting Atoms, Galaxies, and Everything in Between / Edition 1

Dr. Art's Guide to Science: Connecting Atoms, Galaxies, and Everything in Between / Edition 1

by Art Sussman Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787983268

ISBN-13: 9780787983260

Pub. Date: 03/03/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Take an engrossing journey to explore the awesome ideas of science, with Dr. Art as your guide. Travel through atoms, energy, forces, and the universe—and discover that it is all more amazing than you could imagine! Venture beyond the Milky Way with Dr. Art to discover the vastness of space, the depths of time, and how ancient explosions in our galaxy

Overview

Take an engrossing journey to explore the awesome ideas of science, with Dr. Art as your guide. Travel through atoms, energy, forces, and the universe—and discover that it is all more amazing than you could imagine! Venture beyond the Milky Way with Dr. Art to discover the vastness of space, the depths of time, and how ancient explosions in our galaxy generated stardust that infuses our planet—and even our bodies—to this day. You'll learn why there is no such thing as empty space, how energy and matter are related, and the meaning of Einstein's famous equation!

Then land safely back on Planet Earth to find out from Dr. Art how our own planet works, from the tectonic forces that shake us up to the deadly and delightful partnerships that keep ecosystems in balance. Delve inside the cells of living organisms to learn about protein molecules that work for you and the amazing DNA molecule that carries the genetic code of life. And finally, read about the history of life on Earth and peer into our future, including the environmental issues that challenge us today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787983260
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Why Science?

Chapter 2: Two Plus Two Equals Hip-Hop.

Chapter 3: What's the Matter.

Chapter 4: Energy and Dr. Art's 50th Anniversary Ball.

Chapter 5: Forces Be with Us.

Chapter 6: Putting the You in Universe.

Chapter 7: Home Sweet Home.

Chapter 8: Energy on Earth.

Chapter 9: Life on Earth.

Chapter 10: Who We Are.

Chapter 11: The Famous E Word.

Chapter 12: Midnight December 26.

Chapter 13: Where Are We Going?

GlIndex (Glossary + Index).

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