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Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories and Things

Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories and Things

Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories and Things
Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories and Things

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A Compact mini-encyclopedia of Science

ISBN-13 9788122204919ISBN-10 -Pages 224 Publication Date
Author Surendra Verma Publisher Orient Paperback Language English Category General FormatPhysical
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    Jan Peczkis "Scholar and Thinker"

    September 13, 2006

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    A Compact Mini-Encyclopedia of Essential Scientific Concepts

    As a science teacher, I have found this book invaluable as a reference and refresher book. So much information is packed into just one little volume! It contains 175 one-page entries of concepts in math and science. Each concept is labeled by the year of discovery, the discover(s), and the nationality of the discover(s). All descriptions are concise and almost always well explained and illustrated.The math concepts include the Pythagorean Theorem and the Fibonacci numbers. Scientific concepts and discoveries include the Archimedes Principle, Eratosthenes and his measurement of the earth's sphericity over 2400 years ago, Snell's Law, Pascal's Law (as applied today in hydraulics), Boyle's Law, Hooke's Law (used today in engineering), Bernoulli's Principle (making airplane flight possible), Bode's Law (of planetary intervals), Howard's cloud types, Avogadro's Law and Number (standard in chemistry class), Gauss Law, the Foucault pendulum (proof of earth's rotation), the...

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