Ask a Science Teacher: 250 Answers to Questions Youâve Always Had About How Everyday Stuff Really Works
- 01 Apr 2014
- The Experiment
- 368 pages - 210 x 140 x 20mm
How does a 500,000-pound jumbo jet stay up in the sky? How many of us really know the answer to that question? We encounter countless phenomena that have perfectly logical scientific explanations-if we only knew who to ask.
Award-winning teacher Larry Scheckel spent thirty-eight years explaining how the world works to students. In Ask a Science Teacher, he gives us authoritative and easy-to-understand answers to 250 questions first asked by readers of his regular newspaper column. Topics include the human body, earth science, astronomy, technology, chemistry, zoology, sports, music, and the everyday conundrums that don't fit into any category - science is everywhere, after all, and the best way to discover it is to ask a science teacher.
From an award-winning school science teacher, a book that clearly explains (in an appealing Q&A format) just what is going on beneath the surface of everyday things, for everyone who is curious about the world around them and those who might be intimidated by science