4: Science Of Everyday Things: Real Life Earth Science
by Neil Schlager /
2002 / English / DjVu
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This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories. Creating a sense of real-life relevance for students, the Science of Everyday Things expands on the explanations of scientific principles and concepts using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, and presents theories in their everyday applications. Some of the entries covered include: how osmosis is used in dehydrating fruit how the principles of aerodynamics are applied to cars Charles' law and the chemical reaction that sets off an airbag how algorithms are used to figure out the NCAA playoff tournaments and more. Each volume the Science of Everyday Things presents approximately 40-50 entries and includes photos, diagrams, sidebars containing short glossaries and interesting facts and details relating to each principle.