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Ask a Science Teacher: 250 Answers to Questions You’ve Always Had About How Everyday Stuff Really Works
Ask a Science Teacher: 250 Answers to Questions Youâ€™ve Always Had About How Everyday Stuff Really Works
Weâ€™ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but itâ€™s a rare person who really knows the answersâ€”do you?
All too often, the explanations remain shrouded in mysteryâ€”or behind a haze of technical language. For those of us who should have raised our hands in science class but didnâ€™t, Larry Scheckel comes to the rescue. An award-winning science teacher and longtime columnist for his local newspaper, Scheckel is a master explainer with a trove of knowledge. Just ask the students and devoted readers who have spent years trying to stump him!
InÂ Ask a Science Teacher, Scheckel collects 250 of his favorite Q&As. Like the best teachers, he writes so that kids can understand, but he doesnâ€™t water things downâ€” heâ€™ll satisfy even the most inquisitive minds. Topics include:
- The Human Body
- Earth Science
- Chemistry Physics
- MusicÂ and conundrums that donâ€™t fit into any category
With refreshingly uncomplicated explanations,Â Ask a Science TeacherÂ is sure to resolve the everyday mysteries youâ€™ve always wondered about. Youâ€™ll learn how planes really fly, why the Earth is round, how microwaves heat food, and much moreâ€”before you know it, all your friends will be asking you!
Softcover: 368 pages