Atomic (nuclear) energy and technology can be used to produce electricity, power ships, preserve foods, and to diagnose and treat diseases. This book presents an introduction to atomic energy, covering topics such as the structure of an atom, fusion, fission, nuclear power plants, and the debate over atomic energy. Reading Essentials in Science.
The periodic table designed by Dmitri Mendeleev provides a wealth of information about the elements that make up our world. This book presents a study of the development and purpose of the periodic table of elements, explaining why this method of organization is needed and how scientist utilize the information. Reading Essentials in Science.
Isaac Newton's laws of motion describe inertia; the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration; and action/reaction. Reading Essentials in Science.
Pressure, buoyancy, surface tension, friction, and viscosity are forces at work in fluids. Reading Essentials in Science.
Physical and chemical properties and changes can be used to describe and classify all matter. This book explains what physical properties are, discusses the difference between extensive and intensive physical properties, and looks at some of the physical changes that occur on a regular basis. Reading Essentials in Science.
This title shows readers how to build cars they can really power and race, such as a balloon car, a solar car, and many more. Easy-to-follow instructions, handy templates, dynamic photographs, and easily accessible materials make these projects challenging, fun, and highly rewarding!
How do you change the direction of a moving object? This entertaining book explains how forces can change the direction of an object in motion. Simple explanations and activities help children understand the science behind forces.