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Were Potato Chips Really Invented by an Angry Chef?: And Other Questions about Food
     

Were Potato Chips Really Invented by an Angry Chef?: And Other Questions about Food

by Deborah Kops, Colin W. Thompson (Illustrator)
 

Adding salt to water makes it boil faster. Eating turkey makes you sleepy. Organic food is best for the environment. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen food-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones

Overview

Adding salt to water makes it boil faster. Eating turkey makes you sleepy. Organic food is best for the environment. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen food-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump the experts! Find out whether fats are always bad for you! Learn if rhubarb leaves are really poisonous! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761360995
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
Is That a Fact? Series
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
IG830L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Author and editor Deborah Kops lives in Massachusetts. She has written several nonfiction books for young readers.

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