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The Way Things Work

Author : David MacAulay
ISBN : 0751358614
Genre : Educational toys
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'The way things work guidebook' shows you how and why the amazing models you make actually work. Leonard and Mammoth take you through the fundamental principles. Simple explanations make you realize how incredible science really is. From levers and pulleys to pneumatics and robots. A hands-on fully interactive kit plus Pinball Science CD-ROM, a booklet, and activity cards. Construct 12 fantastic working models to bring David Macaulay's remarkable book to life.

The Way Things Work Now

Author : David Macaulay
ISBN : 9780241282199
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 67. 10 MB
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This revised edition of David Macaulay's classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies. From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated with the latest technologies and explains every machine you've ever wanted to understand, and some you've probably never thought about. From clocks and watches, to jet engines and the internet, David Macaulay's beautiful illustrations represent the inner workings of each machine. With David Macaulay's inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating and accessible for children of all ages.

The New Way Things Work

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ISBN : 0395938473
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 65. 45 MB
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Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.

The Way We Work

Author : David Macaulay
ISBN : 9780547346328
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 77. 26 MB
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In this comprehensive and entertaining resource, David Macaulay reveals the inner workings of the human body as only he could. In order to present this complicated subject in an accurate and entertaining way, he put in years of research. He sat in on anatomy classes, dissections, and even reached inside the rib cages of two cadavers to compare their spleen sizes. He observed numerous surgeries, including a ten-hour procedure where a diseased pancreas was removed, as well as one where a worn-out old knee was replaced by a brand new one. This hands-on investigation gives Macaulay a unique perspective to lead his readers on a visual journey through the workings of the human body. The seven sections within the book take us from the cells that form our foundation to the individual systems they build. Each beautifully illustrated spread details different aspects of our complex structure, explaining the function of each and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This one-of-a-kind book can serve as a reference for children, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how his or her body works. When readers see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains the way it works, they will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside them.

The Way Things Were

Author : Aatish Taseer
ISBN : 9781743536377
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 21. 12 MB
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"A formidable mix of the personal and the political . . . The Way Things Were is a substantive contribution to new writing from the subcontinent." Independent When Skanda's father Toby dies, estranged from Skanda's mother and from the India he once loved, it falls to Skanda to return his body to his birthplace. This is a journey that takes him halfway around the world and deep within three generations of his family, whose fractures, frailties and toxic legacies he has always sought to elude. Both an intimate portrait of a marriage and its aftershocks, and a panoramic vision of India's half-century - in which a rapacious new energy supplants an ineffectual elite - The Way Things Were is an epic novel about the pressures of history upon the present moment. It is also a meditation on the stories we tell and the stories we forget; their tenderness and violence in forging bonds and in breaking them apart. Set in modern Delhi and at flashpoints from the past four decades, fusing private and political, classical and contemporary to thrilling effect, this book confirms Aatish Taseer as one of the most arresting voices of his generation. PRAISE FOR AATISH TASEER "Intensely engrossing . . . a novel of ideas in the guise of a very human story." Financial Times "The Ways Things Were shows [Taseer] to be both an accomplished novelist and commentator. In delving beneath the surface, he has vividly exposed the quarrels and quandaries of an India undergoing rapid historical and social change." Spectator

How Things Work In The House

Author : Lisa Campbell Ernst
ISBN : 1609051890
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A companion to How Things Work Around the Yard profiles a range of common household objects--from soap and scissors to keys and toilets--to explain the basic principles of how they function.

Thing Explainer

Author : Randall Munroe
ISBN : 9780544668607
Genre : Science
File Size : 62. 25 MB
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Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help. In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, “ten hundred”) most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is, including: food-heating radio boxes (microwaves) tall roads (bridges) computer buildings (datacenters) the shared space house (the International Space Station) the other worlds around the sun (the solar system) the big flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates) the pieces everything is made of (the periodic table) planes with turning wings (helicopters) boxes that make clothes smell better (washers and dryers) the bags of stuff inside you (cells) How do these things work? Where do they come from? What would life be like without them? And what would happen if we opened them up, heated them up, cooled them down, pointed them in a different direction, or pressed this button? In Thing Explainer, Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more. Funny, interesting, and always understandable, this book is for anyone—age 5 to 105—who has ever wondered how things work, and why.

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