That's Not in My Science Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Facts

That's Not in My Science Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Facts

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by Kate Kelly
     
 

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The follow-on to the best-selling That's Not in My American History Book explains in everyday language both the ordinary and the bizarre technological marvels that we take for granted and the laws of nature that serve as the baseline for life on earth. Beginning with clear, concise, and entertaining descriptions of the important discoveries that form the basis of

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The follow-on to the best-selling That's Not in My American History Book explains in everyday language both the ordinary and the bizarre technological marvels that we take for granted and the laws of nature that serve as the baseline for life on earth. Beginning with clear, concise, and entertaining descriptions of the important discoveries that form the basis of our scientific knowledge—-Newtonian mechanics, Einstein's theory of relativity, evolution, and germ theory, to name a few—-the book goes on to tell scientific stories that "are lost between the pages."

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Daily Southtown
A rich collection of entrancing specifics...It's hard to imagine anyone—from a young student to his grandfather—being able to dip into this work without becoming absorbed.
— Ed Nelson
Classbrain
The book never failed to entice and enlighten me with fascinating scientific facts and issues... I feel that anyone who has even a passing interest in science will find something that intrigues them in Kate Kelly's book.
— Cynthia Kirkeby
Daily Southtown - Ed Nelson
A rich collection of entrancing specifics...It's hard to imagine anyone—from a young student to his grandfather—being able to dip into this work without becoming absorbed.
Bookviews.Com - Alan Caruba
Filled with facts about things that just increase one's understanding of the world while being constantly entertaining in the process... A book like this will make you the hit of any party simply for all the wonderful and useful trivia it possesses.
Classbrain - Cynthia Kirkeby
The book never failed to entice and enlighten me with fascinating scientific facts and issues... I feel that anyone who has even a passing interest in science will find something that intrigues them in Kate Kelly's book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589792906
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
10/25/2006
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,410,399
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

As a professional writer, Kate Kelly specializes in helpful nonfiction. She has authored or co-authored twenty-four books on health, money tactics, raising teenagers, organization and time management, and family and personal safety. She lives in Larchmont, New York.

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