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Huffman, Julie

Summary: "Features tons of gross-themed activities, jokes, and fun facts that not only entertain young readers, but also have a definitive scientific basis. From making slimy snot to gorilla poop, the hands-on activities mixed with funny jokes and how-to steps and descriptions make this title an engaging and delightfully gross way to introduce science to children."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 610.2 HUF

Ardley, Neil.

Summary: Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507 ARD
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 507 ARD

Summary: Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shark migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2ºC/-128.6ºF); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. The greatest human achievements are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 032.02 REC

Boyer, Crispin

Summary: A treasury of facts about strange science, masked history, and amazing phenomena includes entries ranging from hidden treasure stories and dangers in the animal world to the secret work of spies and tips for spotting forgeries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 030 BOY

Maclaine, James

Summary: When were the first fireworks made? How many satellites have been sent into space? And what does the word kimono mean? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this stunningly illustrated book, guaranteed to keep fact-loving, question-asking children entertained for hours on end. Includes internet links to websites to find out even more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing Ltd. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 032 MAC

Brown, Jordan

Summary: "Did you know that advancements in robotics could soon make super-powered suits a reality? Or that some people have a rare gene that gives them superstrong bones? Hold onto your cape, you're about to become an expert on the high-flying science behind super powers!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE BRO

Taylor, Barbara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Young Families, Inc. 1994

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 TAY

Bellos, Alex

Summary: "Welcome to Soccer School, where every class is about soccer! In science class, you'll find out how soccer players make sure they poop before games. In math, you'll figure out the odds of dying during the game. In drama, you'll learn about some famous foul fakers! History, English, geography, political science, physics, and more are on the syllabus of this school, where soccer fans are the star...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.334 BEL

Kean, Sam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A young readers adaptation of the bestselling book The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary human history of the periodic table."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 546 KEA

Wood, Matthew Brenden

Summary: Uncovers the real science behind classic and modern science fiction stories, exploring such topics as time travel, cloning, artificial intelligence, and life on other planets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 500 WOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 500 WOO

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner

Summary: "Information and photographs of scientific theories and facts, for young children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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Ferrie, Chris

Summary: "It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind! The ABCs of Science introduces babies (and grownups!) to a new scientific abbreviation for every letter of the alphabet--from alpha and beta to gamma and more. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FER

Esbaum, Jill

Summary: Answers questions about technology in the home, the outdoors, food, transportation, and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 ESB

Summary: Scientific breakthroughs are often regarded with suspicion, especially those that diverge substantially from established theories. New ideas are tested by scientists around the world to ensure that they hold up to scrutiny. This book takes a look at the instances when, despite these precautions, the scientific community got it wrong. The book includes the most infamous cases of fraud and famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 507 ONE

Thimmesh, Catherine

Summary: Presents brief accounts of the work of a variety of women scientists in such fields as astronomy, biology, anthropology, and medicine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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Canavan, Thomas

Summary: Answers questions about the human body, animals, plants, and space, including did unicorns ever exist and how volcanoes work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 502 CAN

Dodd, Emily

Summary: Presents answers to over two hundred science-related questions, from "what do lions eat?" to "why is planet Earth blue?".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 DOD

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "A nonfiction companion to the Magic Tree House series."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 030 OSB

Summary: "This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread--from space to gemstones to the food we eat--make learning fun, but it's the "13 1/2" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 THI

Brennan, Shawn

Summary: "Introduction to inventions people use every day using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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Summary: What happens when you burp in space? Can you comb a hairy doughnut? Is the platypus even a real animal? Join us for a mind-boggling look at the record-breaking world around us. From the science of slam dunks and the smelliest substances to over-engineered inventions and the physics of cats, you'll find page after page of amazing--and downright unbelievable--facts. Plus: do try this at home....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J507 GWR

Summary: Explores the science and technology kids are most interested in, and the issues that are most relevant today-- from cloning to global warming to space travel and more. Written for budding scientists, aspiring inventors, and kids who are just plain curious about the world around them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BrainPOP/Science Almanac 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 502 Popular

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Presents common sayings about Earth and space, plants and animals, the weather, and geography, discussing which statements are right, which are wrong, and which ones still stump scientists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550 MAT

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Presents brief, unusual facts in science, including the speed of a sneeze, space gas, and a humans eyes stay the same size as they are at birth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 HAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 500 HAN