Housewares Store by Bob Friedhoffer, Joe Hosking, Robert Friedhoffer
What do an egg slicer and a wrench have in common? They both act as levers. This series makes science fun by explaining how familiar devices work. As a readers discover the secrets behind corkcrews, coffee percolators, and window shades, they will also learn about basic science principles.
By examining devices found in any housewares store, students can see science in action. They will begin to understand the physical principles behind centripetal force, friction, permeability, density, and heat transmission.