Human Body: The Ultimate Guide to How the Body Works

Human Body: The Ultimate Guide to How the Body Works

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By (author) John Farndon

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  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin
  • Format: Mixed media product | 58 pages
  • Dimensions: 254mm x 297mm x 23mm | 1,021g
  • Publication date: 7 December 2006
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego, CA
  • ISBN 10: 1592237630
  • ISBN 13: 9781592237630
  • Sales rank: 429,460

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Early in the 17th century, Francis Bacon decided that the best way to learn about the world was to discover things for oneself. Since then, science has been a marriage of observation and experimentation. The experiments contained in each chapter allow young scientists to investigate basic principles using common household materials and easy-to-follow instructions. The titles are filled with dozens of color photographs that illustrate experiments and provide a glimpse of everyday and extraordinary uses of the subject. In addition, engaging features such as Did You Know? boxes provide fascinating facts. The In Focus sections offer in-depth looks at specific features of each subject. In The Real World boxes highlight pivotal experiments by real scientists.

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John Farndon is the author of many successful books for children including "1000 Facts on Science and Technology" (Miles Kelly Publishing), "Activator's Astronomy" (Hodder), and "The Children's Encyclopedia" (Harper Collins). He has twice been shortlisted for the Copus Science Book Prize with "How the Earth Works" (Dorling Kindersley), and "What Happens When" (Scholastic).