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Forces and motion

by Silverstein, Alvin.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 531.6 SI3
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 531.6 SI3
 
 
Summary
When you are sitting still in a chair, what forces are at work? What happens if you tilt the chair on its back legs, or if ten people sit on your lap? How do the forces change? It is easy to see forces at work in a football game or at a theme park, but forces and motion happen in your daily life all the time without you even realizing it. Well-known science writers Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn explain different types of forces, how forces and simple machines work, the laws of motion, and how the laws act in different substances. the authors also reveal current research on forces and motion, showing ways that scientists and engineers are using this knowledge to improve almost every part of our modern lives.
Additional Information
Series Silverstein, Alvin. Science concepts.
Subjects Force and energy -- Juvenile literature.
Motion -- Juvenile literature.
Force and energy.
Motion.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minn. :Twenty-First Century Books,2009
Contributors Silverstein, Virginia B.
Nunn, Laura Silverstein.
Audience 008-012.
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-107) and index.
ISBN 9780822575146 (lib. bdg.)
0822575140 (lib. bdg.)
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