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Simple experiments with wedges
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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014., New York : Windmill Books, 2014.
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Book
Physical Desc:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Status:
Buena Vista Juv Non-Fiction
J 621 .8 Oxl
Description

A chisel, which uses a sharp blade to split an object apart, is an excellent example of a wedge. Simple machines are everywhere, and this visually appealing book uses practical examples and easy-to-understand text to illustrate some of the many ways that we use wedges everyday. Reluctant readers will be excited to use household objects to conduct the experiments illustrating the physics behind this extraordinary simple machine.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781615337552, 1615337555, 9781615338276, 9781615338283

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 31) and index.
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A chisel, which uses a sharp blade to split an object apart, is an excellent example of a wedge. Simple machines are everywhere, and this visually appealing book uses practical examples and easy-to-understand text to illustrate some of the many ways that we use wedges everyday. Reluctant readers will be excited to use household objects to conduct the experiments illustrating the physics behind this extraordinary simple machine.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Oxlade, C. (2014). Simple experiments with wedges. [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Oxlade, Chris. 2014. Simple Experiments With Wedges. [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Oxlade, Chris, Simple Experiments With Wedges. [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified], 2014.

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Oxlade, Chris. Simple Experiments With Wedges. [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified], 2014.

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