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Foul Facts Science Martyn Hamer

Foul Facts Science

Martyn Hamer

Published September 15th 2002
ISBN : 9780760734377
Hardcover
174 pages
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Hello, my name is Albert. I love science, dont you? There are so many things that explode and make disgusting smells. Im amazed they let youngsters like you do science in school at all, its to much like fun.This friend of mine, ProfessorMore Hello, my name is Albert. I love science, dont you? There are so many things that explode and make disgusting smells. Im amazed they let youngsters like you do science in school at all, its to much like fun.This friend of mine, Professor Knowall, from the Institute of Really Smart Bods. He has agreed to show me around the Institute. Why dont you come along too? Apparently there is some pretty amazing and smelly stuff inside! Tell us Professor Knowall, what will we see?First we will visit the World of Science Hall, where you can find out about a bridge Galloping Gertie and exactly what happened to woman who used Dansforths Non-Explosive Burning Fluid.Next its on to our Astronomy Department. Is it true that the Earth goes around the Sun? Find out who said so and why.After that well be dropping in on the Medical Department. Meet Moldy Mary, discover why the Ancient Egyptians rubbed hippo fat on their heads, and learn about the funniest gas in the world.Moving swiftly along we will come to our Nature Department. What exactly is the difference between a stalagmite, and why is it a bad idea to be a bald dinosaur?Next its time for some real fun as we stop a while in Experiments Department. Ill be showing you some simple but exciting experiments that will let you make a real mess without getting into trouble.