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|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2015.||First edition.||Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services||32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.||English|| |
Villa Park Public Library - Juvenile Non-Fiction
This comprehensive volume provides an authoritative treatment of three major areas of study in physical science: astronomy, physics, and chemistry. Students learn about astronomy's origins in Egypt, the physical theories that emerged in ancient Greece, the influence of Ptolemy and Aristotle, and the discoveries of the scientific revolution, including Galileo's telescopic explorations and scientists' findings in mechanics and optics. Readers consider...
In this illuminating text, the origins of the slave trade in Africa and the effects of the practice of slavery on the political and economic history of the United States are explored. King Cotton, the slave hierarchy on southern plantations, the relationship of the slaveholders and slaves, the slave codes that regulated the absolute control of slaves, the ensuing slave rebellions, and the abolitionist movement and those who spoke out against the...
None of humanity's great achievements in space exploration would be possible without the work of the scientists who built those amazing rockets that blasted us into the heavens. This captivating resource about human accomplishments in rocket science covers the history of rocketry since the advent of rocket-powered missiles, as well as today's triumphs and our hopes for the future. Straightforward explanations of the science behind multi-stage rockets,...