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Roller Coaster Science

50 Wet, Wacky, Wild, Dizzy Experiments about Things Kids Like Best

By Jim Wiese

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Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 04 March 1994
Experience all the fun of science and explore the science of fun Now you can discover…
  • Why you don’ t fly out of your seat when amusement park rides turn upside down
  • Why a Frisbee flies
  • What makes popcorn pop and hot dogs plump
With dozens of fun, safe, and inexpensive experiments, Jim Wiese reveals the secrets behind these and lots of other awesome mysteries. Did you ever wonder what makes a curveball curve, how cotton candy is made, and why fun house mirrors make you look so weird? Here’ s a wild way to learn the real reasons. Packed with amusing illustrations and easy-to-follow explanations, Roller Coaster Science is a great way to get into physics, chemistry, biology, and more.

Table of Contents

What Goes Up: Playground Activities. Round and Round We Go: Amusement Park Rides. Play Ball: Sports and Recreational Activities. Excitement on the Midway: Fun Foods and Games of Chance. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author

JIM WIESE is an elementary school science teacher in British Columbia, Canada, who has written several science schoolbooks and who loves leading field trips to his favorite amusement parks.

EAN: 9780471594048
ISBN: 0471594040
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Dimensions: 25.35 x 17.88 x 0.94 centimetres (0.31 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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