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Weird! Amazing Inventions and Wacky Science: Amazing Inventions and Wacky Science
 

Weird! Amazing Inventions and Wacky Science: Amazing Inventions and Wacky Science (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Holper, Paul
By Torok, Simon
Illustrated by Axelsen, Stephen

Read all about the $7000 shirt which rolls up its own sleeves in hot weather; the man-made powder that can cause rain clouds to vanish from the sky; how to save the world with your PC; and the drinking glass that automatically alerts a waiter that it needs refilling!Did you know ...that the wonder drug of the 20th century, penicillin, was an accidental discovery on a mouldy culture dish? Or that the world's oldest dinosaur vomit has been dug up as a fossil in Britain?! Have you heard the theories: that plants actually scream when cut or damaged; towing icebergs around the world could solve major water shortages; teddy bears in doctors' surgeries could be making babies sicker; and why does Ian Thorpe swim so fast?!Weird! Amazing Inventions and Wacky Sciencehas all this and much, much more! The book is divided into ten sections:Amazing inventions & crazy (but true) patent applications and ideas Accidental inventions & fascinating discoveriesBizarre theories and oddball observationsWacky experiments and extraordinary scientistsIncredible animals and plantsWeird words and daft definitionsGreat hoaxesExperiments and expeditions that ended in tearsfurther reading and websites
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ISBN 9780733311147
Published NZ 1 Sep 2002
Publisher ABC Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
Out of print

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ISBN-13 9780733311147
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher ABC Books
Imprint ABC Books
Published 1 Sep 2002
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Holper, Paul
By Torok, Simon
Illustrated by Axelsen, Stephen
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Australian
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 214mm
Spine: 6mm
Dewey Code 507.8
Weight 130g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Reference & Home Learning
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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