Why Do Ice Cubes Float?: Questions and Answers about the Science of Everyday Materials

by Thomas Canavan

Part of a Series: Science F.A.Q..

This fun book provides simple, clear explanations to some of the daily wonders of the natural and human-made world, from how coal and diamonds form to why popcorn pops. Each spread has a theme, such as “Food for thought,” which addresses cooking, “really just a type of science—except you get to eat the results of your experiments,” and offers four relevant questions and answers. Inclusions range broadly but largely concern familiar objects and experiences. The section on boiling, melting, and freezing, for example, contains the questions “Why do some teakettles whistle?” and “Why can you 'see your breath’ in the winter?” Eye-catching photos and a colorful design add visual appeal. Back matter consists of a glossary, further reading suggestions, a list of Web sites, and an index.

ISBN: 9781782123965

JLG Release: March 2014

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$9.00

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781782123965

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition

    Publisher

    Black Rabbit

    Page Count

    32

    Trim Size

    8 1/2" x 10 1/2"

    Dewey Classification

    502

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.6, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 4.3, Points: 4

    Lexile

    Level: IG800L


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