Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and itas a cinch to learnajust ask a science teacher! Weave 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 itas a rare person who really knows the answersado you? All too often, the explanations remain shrouded in mysteryaor behind a haze of technical language. For those of us who should have raised our hands in science class but didnat, 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! In Ask a Science Teacher, Scheckel collects 250 of his favorite QaAs. Like the best teachers, he writes so that kids can understand, but he doesnat water things downa heall satisfy even the most inquisitive minds. Topics include: acThe Human Body acEarth Science acAstronomy acChemistry Physics acTechnology acZoology acMusic and conundrums that donat fit into any category With refreshingly uncomplicated explanations, Ask a Science Teacher is sure to resolve the everyday mysteries youave always wondered about. Youall learn how planes really fly, why the Earth is round, how microwaves heat food, and much moreabefore you know it, all your friends will be asking you!moving. across. the. sky. What. was. it?. You most likely saw the International Space Station go over. But there are several other possibilities: shooting star, comet, airplane, or satellite. What about a shooting star, also called a falling star or meteor? Thata#39;s a very fast streak of light that lasts a few seconds at most. The streakanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ask a Science Teacher|
|Publisher||:||Workman Publishing - 2013-12-17|