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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

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How Does Soap Clean Your Hands?: The Science Behind Healthy Habits

2020

by Madeline J. Hayes and Srimalie Bassani

"Have you ever wondered how soap cleans your hands or how eating healthy makes your body stronger? This fully illustrated picture book explores the science behind basic health habits through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text. In How Does Soap Clean Your Hands?, readers will learn: · The significance of hand-washing, how soap works to clean hands, and proper hand-washing practices · How to avoid spreading germs · What viruses are and how medicine works to fight them · Different types of medicine, how they work to keep you healthy, and the importance of taking medicine as prescribed · The benefits of a healthy and balanced diet · How exercise helps to keep you energized · The benefits of getting a proper night’s sleep" -- publisher

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How Do Computers Follow Instructions?: A Book about Programming

2019

by J.T. Liso and Srimalie Bassani

"Have you ever wondered how computers follow instructions so well? Or how they do math so quickly? In the How Do series, readers are invited to guess and then explore the science behind the right answers. Basic principles of computer programming are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text. In How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, readers will learn: · How programming languages work · How computers and users communicate through inputs and outputs · The three types of variables and how they store data · Practical examples of programming" -- publisher

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How Do Molecules Stay Together?: A Book about Chemistry

2019

by Madeline J. Hayes and Srimalie Bassani

"Have you ever wondered how molecules form groups or how forces in chemistry interact? In the How Do series, readers are invited to guess and then explore the science behind the right answers. Basic principles of chemistry are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text. In How Do Molecules Stay Together?, readers will learn: · The three components of an atom · What a periodic table of elements is and how it works · The difference between positive and negative forces and how they react to each other · Characteristics of the three states of matter · How chemical reactions work" -- publisher

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