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What breathes through its butt? : mind-blowing science questions answered / Dr. Emily Grossman ; [illustrated by] Alice Bowsher.

Grossman, Emily, (author.). Bowsher, Alice, (illustrator.).

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  • 14 of 18 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sprague Public Library - Baltic.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Sprague Public Library - Baltic JUV 500 GROSS (Text to phone) 33680140911793 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 06/29/2021

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Formatted Contents Note:
Science is awesome! -- What part of your body can't feel any pain? -- Why is your elbow sometimes called your funny bone? -- What can you do to make a pineapple taste riper? -- About how much does the whole of the internet weigh? -- Which of these has the most bones? -- Which is the strongest bone in the human body? -- What can't an egg do? -- Where is the strongest muscle in your body? -- Which animal alive today has the strongest bite? -- Which creature had the strongest bite ever? -- What's the best way to escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? -- If you draw a line with a standard pencil how far will you get? -- Which of these is getting shorter? -- How may people would need to jump in the air at the same time in order to make the ground move as much as an earthquake? -- Which of these materials has been used to build an earthquake-proof building? -- What might make your muscles stronger? -- Which of these might determine how much you sweat? -- Which animal uses its sweat as a sunscreen? -- Why is the sea blue? -- On which planet does a day last longer than a year? -- On which planet might it stay dark for 21 years at a time? -- Which of these animals can breathe through its butt? -- How long would you need to fart to produce gas with the equivalent energy of an atomic bomb? -- How much methane gas does one cow burp and fart in a day? -- Which of these is not a real way that an animal makes use of its poop? -- Coffee tastes better when the coffee beans have been pooped out of which animal? -- Which revolting animal regularly eats its own poop? -- The center of the Milky Way probably tastes like which one of these? -- What kind of cows might produce the most milk? -- How do you block a tickle?
Summary, etc.:
"Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? Which animal can breathe through its butt? This book uncovers the amazing scientific explanations behind all sorts of questions that can pop into our heads. Can an egg bounce? How can a giraffe's ridiculously long neck contain the same number of bones as a human's? How much does the Internet weigh? With delightful interactive features that invite readers to guess answers to questions and make links between different scientific concepts, this is a great book for reluctant readers and STEAM lovers alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-12. Bloomsbury Children's Books.
Grades 4-6. Bloomsbury Children's Books.
Subject: Science > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Science > Juvenile literature.
Curiosities and wonders > Juvenile literature.
Children's questions and answers.
Science > Miscellanea.
Questions and answers.
Curiosities and wonders > Miscellanea.

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