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The Resource Mythbusters science fair book, by Samantha Margles

Mythbusters science fair book, by Samantha Margles

Label
Mythbusters science fair book
Title
Mythbusters science fair book
Statement of responsibility
by Samantha Margles
Title variation
Science fair book
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains instructions for science fair projects based on experiments conducted on the "MythBusters" television series in attempts to discover the truth behind popular myths and legends
Member of
Summary
Draws on techniques from the popular Discovery Channel series for science experiments which test common beliefs, providing step-by-step instructions for recreating the results of the MythBusters team
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
386369
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
507.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q164
LC item number
.M265 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mythbusters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mythbusters science fair book, by Samantha Margles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Discovery Channel."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Try this at home! -- Sweet scenarios. Can Mentos and diet cola really create a foam geyser? ; Are Mentos and diet cola the only way to make a geyser? ; Can cola shine a penny? ; Does cola work as a grease stain remover? ; Can cola dissolve a steak in 48 hours? ; Can cola loosen a rusty bolt? ; Can cola and aluminum foil polish chrome? ; Can cola dissolve a human tooth? ; Can a silver spoon at the top of a bottle keep a beverage bubbly?; Are Pop rocks and cola really a lethal combination? ; Are there more nutrients in a cereal box than in most cereals? -- Cool tests. Does a clothed snowman melt more slowly than an unclothed snowman? ; Does running in the rain keep you drier than walking? ; Try this: Make your own rain gauge ; What's the fastest way to cool a beverage? ; Try this: What's the best way to keep a six-pack of soda cold? ; Try this: Make your own snowflake : different every time! ; Try this: Make your own icicles -- Hot topics. Is milk really the best way to stop chili peppers from burning your mouth? ; Will burning wood in a fireplace really cool your house instead of heating it? ; Try this: What's the best way to pop popcorn? -- Plant power. Does talking to your plants really help them grow? ; Is it possible to treat your Christmas tree so the needles won't fall off? ; Try this: Observe colorful transformations from transpiration ; Try this: Does the presence of a plant affect the rate of evaporation? ; Try this: Separate the pigments in the plant leaves ; Can you really power an MP3 player with an onion and a sports drink?
  • More than meets the eye. Are some items we touch regularly dirtier than a toilet? ; Do bacteria really grow on your toothbrush? ; Is double-dipping truly as bad as sticking your whole mouth in the dish? ; Does the five-second rule really work? ; Try this: Test the effect of hand washing on mold growth ; Do bananas ripen faster when left out? ; Try this: See the difference in how quickly pasteurized, non-pasteurized, and ultra pasteurized milk goes bad -- Forces in action. Can you really lift a sunken ship using ping-pong balls? ; Try this: Make your own electroscope ; Try this: Make a wallet with duct tape ; Can magnets erase the information on your credit cards? ; Try this: Construct your own galvanometer ; Does a lemon battery really work? ; Try this: Light a light bulb with your lemon battery ; Try this: Make your own water rocket ; Is it possible to pull apart two phone books that are laid down with alternating pages? -- Mysterious miscellany. Are yawns really contagious? ; Does toast always fall with the buttered side down? ; Does wearing eye-black really reduce glare from the sun? ; Try this: Make a volcano with baking soda and vinegar ; Try this: Make an acid indicator from cabbage ; Is a fish's memory really only three seconds long?
Control code
ocn639167220
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780545237451
Lccn
2011500018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)639167220
Label
Mythbusters science fair book, by Samantha Margles
Publication
Note
  • "Discovery Channel."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Try this at home! -- Sweet scenarios. Can Mentos and diet cola really create a foam geyser? ; Are Mentos and diet cola the only way to make a geyser? ; Can cola shine a penny? ; Does cola work as a grease stain remover? ; Can cola dissolve a steak in 48 hours? ; Can cola loosen a rusty bolt? ; Can cola and aluminum foil polish chrome? ; Can cola dissolve a human tooth? ; Can a silver spoon at the top of a bottle keep a beverage bubbly?; Are Pop rocks and cola really a lethal combination? ; Are there more nutrients in a cereal box than in most cereals? -- Cool tests. Does a clothed snowman melt more slowly than an unclothed snowman? ; Does running in the rain keep you drier than walking? ; Try this: Make your own rain gauge ; What's the fastest way to cool a beverage? ; Try this: What's the best way to keep a six-pack of soda cold? ; Try this: Make your own snowflake : different every time! ; Try this: Make your own icicles -- Hot topics. Is milk really the best way to stop chili peppers from burning your mouth? ; Will burning wood in a fireplace really cool your house instead of heating it? ; Try this: What's the best way to pop popcorn? -- Plant power. Does talking to your plants really help them grow? ; Is it possible to treat your Christmas tree so the needles won't fall off? ; Try this: Observe colorful transformations from transpiration ; Try this: Does the presence of a plant affect the rate of evaporation? ; Try this: Separate the pigments in the plant leaves ; Can you really power an MP3 player with an onion and a sports drink?
  • More than meets the eye. Are some items we touch regularly dirtier than a toilet? ; Do bacteria really grow on your toothbrush? ; Is double-dipping truly as bad as sticking your whole mouth in the dish? ; Does the five-second rule really work? ; Try this: Test the effect of hand washing on mold growth ; Do bananas ripen faster when left out? ; Try this: See the difference in how quickly pasteurized, non-pasteurized, and ultra pasteurized milk goes bad -- Forces in action. Can you really lift a sunken ship using ping-pong balls? ; Try this: Make your own electroscope ; Try this: Make a wallet with duct tape ; Can magnets erase the information on your credit cards? ; Try this: Construct your own galvanometer ; Does a lemon battery really work? ; Try this: Light a light bulb with your lemon battery ; Try this: Make your own water rocket ; Is it possible to pull apart two phone books that are laid down with alternating pages? -- Mysterious miscellany. Are yawns really contagious? ; Does toast always fall with the buttered side down? ; Does wearing eye-black really reduce glare from the sun? ; Try this: Make a volcano with baking soda and vinegar ; Try this: Make an acid indicator from cabbage ; Is a fish's memory really only three seconds long?
Control code
ocn639167220
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780545237451
Lccn
2011500018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)639167220

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