How Cool Is This?

How Cool Is This?

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Explains the scientific ideas and discoveries behind some of the world's coolest inventions and natural wonders.
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2011
ISBN: 9780756686048
0756686040
Branch Call Number: T48 .H739 2011x
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm

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SPL_Childrens Jul 05, 2012

How do dynamo lights, jet packs, electronic ink and padlocks work? How are balloons able to rise into the air and what keeps them there? How does a Frisbee or a boomerang stay in the air? What’s inside a soccer ball? How is the “chewiness” put into chewing gum? What are biometrics and thermal imaging? What does a “liquid lamp” look like? How is a crash helmet designed; how do night vision goggles work, and where does the fizz in a soda come from?

How Cool is This? will answer these questions and many others, describing the uses and the workings of a number of devices, contraptions, appliances, inventions and other objects. Many of them are appliances and products which we use everyday (and probably take for granted), and others are somewhat more obscure. The science behind each is explained clearly and concisely, using comparisons where helpful.

Readers will find endless “cool” and curious facts to interest them in this attractive, fun and educational book, which includes plenty of visuals and a helpful glossary.

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