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McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 MCG

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

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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

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

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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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

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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

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

Taylor, Barbara

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 TAY

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

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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

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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

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

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

National Geographic Society (U. S.)/ Pogue, David (FRW)

Summary: "This clearly written and profusely illustrated book explains the science behind all the machines, gadgets, systems, and processes we take for granted. The perfect book for techies--young or old, male or female--who read Popular Science and Wired or watch "How It Works" and "How It's Made." National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 NAT

Summary: Asking questions is an integral part of learning and engaging with the world. Complex questions require answers from experts, and this book is packed with fascinating, trusted information about topics ranging from outer space to the human body. Organized by topic in a question-and-answer format, the book is sure to capture readers' imaginations while providing background knowledge about how our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 031.02 Ans

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 030 ANS

Malesky, Kee

Summary: NPR librarian Kee Malesky's compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 22 MAL

Dawkins, Richard

Summary: The author of "The God delusion" addresses key scientific questions previously explained by rich mythologies, from the evolution of the first humans and the life cycle of stars to the principles of a rainbow and the origins of the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 501 DAW

Munroe, Randall

Summary: "Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 500 MUN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 MUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 500 Mun

Diagram Group

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1980

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Macrone, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001 MAC

Munroe, Randall

Summary: Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 500 MUN

Boese, Alex.

Summary: Chronicles eccentric scientific experiments that have been performed throughout history, including an attempt to set off nuclear explosions on the Moon and Benjamin Franklin's mouth-to-beak resuscitation on an electric-shocked chicken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2012

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Boese, Alex.

Summary: Offers an odyssey into the world of bizarre, outrageous, and provocative scientific experiments that seek to determine what happens to an elephant that is given a dose of LSD, would the average dog summon help in an emergency, and can life really be restored to the dead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 BOE

Trefil, James S.

Summary: A selection of 1,001 entries offers information on such broad topics as classical and molecular biology, evolution, classical and modern physical science, earth science and astronomy. Bibliog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 500 TRE

Summary: "Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything presents 150 of the most deep, surprising, and brilliant explanations of how the world works, with contributions by Jared Diamond, Richard Dawkins, Nassim Taleb, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2013

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 610.2 HUF