Learn about the Way Things Move

Learn about the Way Things Move


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Learn about the Way Things Move by Heidi Gold-Dworkin, Gold

What youngster isn't fascinated by motion? They'll love learning about the basic forces that speed us up, slow us down, and cause things to rise and fall.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071348249
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/10/2000
Series: Little Science Hands-on Series
Pages: 58
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dr. Heidi Gold-Dworkin, a member of a Nobel prize-winning team, received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her graduate degrees from Yale University. She is the author of numerous scientific and educational articles. A mom of 3 young children, Dr. Heidi is solidly dedicated to the development of innovative, exceptional, hands-on science curriculum for young children.

Table of Contents

What Is Gravity?

What Makes a Ball Move?

What Are Wheels?

What Holds Wheels Together?

What Slows Wheels Down?

Without Friction Things Slip.

What is Pressure?

How Pushing Helps to Move Things.

Wind and Air Pressure.

How Does a Plane Fly?

Why Do We Need Seat Belts?

Controlling How Planes Fly.

How Does a Helicopter Fly?

How Does a Disk Fly?

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