1000 Things You Should Know about Science

1000 Things You Should Know about Science

by John Farndon

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Overview

If You are Hungry for Facts this is the perfect database. If you like your information served up in bite-size pieces, you will feast on 1000 Things You Should Know. There are 100 illustrated topic panels on science and each panel contains 10 key facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590844717
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: 1000 Things You Should Know about Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

Table of Contents

Matter
Salts and soaps8
Electrons11
Atoms13
Chemical bonds15
Chemical compounds18
Chemical reactions21
Crystals23
Radioactivity27
Organic chemistry40
Molecules41
Elements42
Solutions and mixtures45
Moving particles47
Acids and alkalis58
Solids, liquids, and gases58
Chemicals and materials
New materials8
Aluminum10
Oxygen12
Plastics17
Halogens18
The Periodic Table22
Iron and steel25
Metals26
Hydrogen33
Air34
Oil36
Copper52
Glass55
Water56
Carbon57
Nitrogen59
Calcium61
Oil compounds61
Electricity, magnetism and radiation
Magnetism7
Musical sound9
Electromagnetic spectrum14
Electric circuits17
Electricity20
Electromagnetism24
Light and atoms28
Electronics29
Light sources32
Mixing colors39
Color40
Light43
Moving light49
Sound measurement50
Electrical power51
Sound53
Radiation56
Echoes and acoustics57
Spectrum60
The frontiers of science
Archimedes7
Einstein12
Faraday16
Particle physics19
Time21
Lavoisier24
Quantum physics28
Splitting the atom31
The Curies33
Quarks34
Relativity35
Hawking36
Genetic engineering38
Space42
Huygens44
Newton49
Time travel54
Technology
Computers6
Lasers9
Microscopes13
Fiber optics26
Telecommunications30
Scanners37
Television44
The Internet48
Holograms50
Sound recording55
Energy, force and motion
Turning forces6
Stretching and pulling10
Pressure15
Machines16
Forces20
Friction23
Heat25
Floating and sinking29
Heat movement31
Weight and mass32
Vectors37
Velocity and acceleration39
Motion41
Engines45
Nuclear power46
Inertia and momentum47
Temperature48
Energy52
Thermodynamics53
Nuclear energy59
Energy conversion60
Index and Acknowledgments62

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