National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces: The Physics at Play in the World's Most Popular Game

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Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world—and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic scientific principles in fun, accessible ways; the Angry Birds come along for the ride to illustrate concepts ...

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Overview

Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world—and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic scientific principles in fun, accessible ways; the Angry Birds come along for the ride to illustrate concepts we see in the real world—as well as in the Angry Birds games. Packed with science and a sense of humor, this book will improve readers' understanding of the world and how it works—and it may just improve their Angry Birds scores as well.

Rovio Learning is known for collaborating with several scientific and educational institutions, such as the National Geographic Society and NASA. The recent collaboration with CERN brings quantum physics to the reach of children. There is no subject that young children can not learn - when the medium is age-appropriate, fun and engaging!

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Angry Birds Furious Forces serves as a great introduction to basic physics concepts for young ages because they’re presented in a way that kids can relate to as they play their favorite game.” –Tech Savvy Parents

“For those looking for something a bit more introductory in nature, Rhett Allain’s amusing yet educational Angry Birds, Furious Forces: The Physics at Play in the World’s Most Popular Game is an excellent option.” –Scientific American Baker’s Dozen: Best 2013 Books for the Physics Fan

"Einstein once said 'Imagination is more important than knowledge.' National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces combines education and fun on every page, helping children develop their imagination about the smallest scales and the most fundamental principles of nature." –Rolf Landua, Head of Education and Public Outreach, CERN 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426211720
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 350,890
  • Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 6.92 (h) x 0.42 (d)

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