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How Do You Stop a Moving Train?: A Physics Book About Forces

2021

by Lucy D. Hayes, Madeline J. Hayes and Srimalie Bassani

"Have you ever wondered how astronauts float in space or how your pizza gets from your plate to your mouth? Basic principles of physics are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text in this newest addition to the How Do series. In How Do You Stop a Moving Train?, readers will learn: · The difference between distance and displacement · Formulas for measuring distance, speed, and time · What acceleration is and how to calculate it · How objects move using force and how they stop using friction · Gravitational forces and how they are affected by the size of an object" -- publisher

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How Do You Measure a Slice of Pizza?: A Book About Geometry

2020

by Lucy D. Hayes, Madeline J. Hayes and Srimalie Bassani

"Have you ever wondered how to measure your pizza or how much ice cream is in your ice-cream cone? Basic principles of geometry are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text in this newest addition to the How Do series. In How Do You Measure a Slice of Pizza?, readers will learn: · The difference between two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes · How to calculate the area of two-dimensional shapes, including a square, a rectangle, a triangle, and a circle · How to calculate the volume of three-dimensional shapes, including a cone and a sphere · How to identify geometrical attributes like lines, points, and angles" -- publisher

Incidental Informational

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