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Magnets in the Real World
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Abdo Group
Publication date January 1, 2013
Pages 48
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781617837920
ISBN-10 161783792X
Dimensions 0.25 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $15.64
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Magnets are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of magnets to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from earphones to compasses. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of magnets, including Andr-Marie Ampre and Michael Faraday. Major concepts covered include magnetic force, natural magnets, permanent magnets, electromagnetism, static electricity, poles, magnetic fields, transformers, and MRIs. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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from Abdo Group (January 1, 2013)
9781617837920 | details & prices | 48 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.30 lbs | List price $15.64
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from Abdo Group (January 1, 2013)
9781617837425 | details & prices | 48 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.60 lbs | List price $32.79
About: This volume provides a basic explanation of how magnets work, and how they are used in the world.

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