101 Things Everyone Should Know

101 Things Everyone Should Know

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Overview

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101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math
Do you excel in math? Do you struggle with it? If the answer is Yes, this book is for you! These math questions show you that math is everywhere—and knowing how to tackle it is useful… and fun. With entertaining connections to popular culture, sports, hobbies, science and careers, the challenges are intriguing and insightful (plus you don’t need a calculator or paper to solve them). Open this book and discover the fascinating world of math!

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science
Why do you see lightning before you hear thunder? What keeps the planets orbiting around the sun? What metal is a liquid at room temperature? Science affects everything—yet so many of us wish we understood it better. Using an accessible question-and-answer approach, key concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and general science are explored and demystified in this award-winning book. An engaging and fun way to better your understanding of how science surrounds us every day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938492204
Publisher: Science, Naturally!
Publication date: 02/07/2015
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math

Marc Zevis an engineer who has published in the fields of Structural Mechanics and Information Technology. He is founder and president of the Foundation for Innovative Learning, a non-profit dedicated to enhancing the problem-solving abilities of children and adults. He also owns Pensive Products, which creates educational tools, such as Math Flaps, a manipulative specifically designed to teach division. He lives in Chatsworth, California with his wife, two sons, four finches and dog. He can be reached at Marc@ScienceNaturally.com.

Kevin Segalhas a Bachelor's in Pure Mathematics and a Master's in Applied Mathematics, both from California State University, Fullerton. He also completed four years of post-graduate studies in Applied Mathematics at UCLA. An Associate of the Society of Actuaries, he now works as a "charismatic number cruncher." He lives in Chatsworth, California with his wife, daughter and son. He can be reached atKevin@ScienceNaturally.com.

Nathan Levyis a prolific writer. Some of his books include Stories with Holes, Whose Clues? and 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science. A gifted educator, Nathan worked directly with children, teachers and parents in his 35 years as a teacher and principal. He has mentored more than 30 principals and superintendents and trained thousands of teachers in strategies that encourage the love of learning. A resident of Highstown, NJ, he leads workshops for educators and parents. He can be reached at Nathan@ScienceNaturally.com.

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science

Dia L. Michelsis is the founder and president of Platypus Media, an independent press in Washington, DC, whose goal is to create and distribute materials that promote family life by educating grown-ups about infant development and by teaching children about the world around them. She is an award-winning science writer who has written or edited over a dozen books for adults and children. Her titles includeBreastfeeding at a Glance: Facts, Figures and Trivia about Breastfeeding,Milk, Money and Madness: The Culture and Politics of Breastfeeding, and101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science. She teaches family science classes at children's and science museums around the US. She has spoken at national and international conferences for such groups as American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association of Biology Teachers, La Leche League International, Smithsonian Institution, and the Museum of Science. Dia lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and their three children. She can be reached at Dia@ScienceNaturally.com.

Nathan Levyis a prolific writer. Some of his books include Stories with Holes,Whose Clues?and100 Intriguing Questions. A gifted educator, Nathan worked directly with children, teachers and parents in his thirty five years as a teacher and principal. He has developed unique teaching strategies that encouraged the love of learning. He has also mentored more than thirty current principals and superintendents, as well as helped to train thousands of teachers and parents in strategies that encourage the love of learning. For the past thirty years, Nathan has led workshops at state and national education conferences all over the world. When hired to conduct school-based and district service, his ideas have helped raise pupil achievement and restore enthusiasm to the educational staff. Nathan has done workshops in the areas of reading language arts, social studies, math, critical thinking, gifted, special education, classroom management and is available for parent and business conferences. He can be reached atNathan@ScienceNaturally.com.


Table of Contents

The 101 Things Everyone Should Know book Set includes two books. These are their Table of Contents:

Table of Contents for 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science
ISBN 13: 978-0-9678020-5-3
Introduction XI
Questions
Biology 13
Chemistry 17
Physics 21
Earth Science 25
General Science 29
Bonus 32
Answers
Biology 35
Chemistry 59
Physics 79
Earth Science 99
General Science 121
Bonus 131
Science Resources 140
Index 148


Table of Contents for 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math
ISBN: 978-0-9678020-3-9
Introductions 8
How to Use this Book 15
Questions
Facts, Just Math Facts 17
Health, Food and Nutrition 24
Travel 31
Recreation and Sports 37
Economics 41
Nature, Music and Art 48
Miscellaneous 58
Bonus Questions 63
Answers
Fact, Just Math Facts 67
Health, Food and Nutrition 83
Recreation and Sports 109
Economics 121
Nature, Music and Art 139
Miscellaneous 163
Bonus Questions 177
Photo and Illustration Credits 187
Math Resources 188
Table of References 194
Glossary 196
Index 201
About the Authors 202

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