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Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Materials

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Adventures with Materials is an immersive encounter with more than 15 fibres, minerals, resins and metals that have a wide range of everyday and specialist applications. What's the difference between natural and synthetic materials? How does amber capture a slice of prehistoric life? Why is cotton one of the world's most important crops? Spin some fine fabric with the mulberry silkworm. Become an illusionist's apprentice. And witness the mesmerising properties of gallium. From design and the fine arts to building and construction, and from the science lab to your home, appreciate the astonishing uses of materials as never before! 

Contents:

  • All About Materials:
    • Natural or Synthetic?
    • What are Resins?
  • Naturally Occurring:
    • Baltic Gold
    • Made of Bamboo
    • Marvellous Marble
  • Materials We Wear:
    • Cotton On!
    • All in the Jeans
    • Fabric from a Caterpillar
  • New Synthetics:
    • Blacker Than Black!
    • Soft or Hard?
    • Thinner Than Thin!
  • Metal Elements:
    • Surprising Reactions
    • Ore-some Nickel!
    • Heavy-Duty Iron
    • Aluminium and Its Alloys
  • Quiz Challenge:
    • So, How Much Do You Really Know About Materials?

Paperback.

80 pages.

Dimensions (cm): 26.5 x 19 x 0.7

Weight (kg): 0.3


Other titles in this comics series:

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Natural Wonders

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Great Minds

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with How Things Work

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Technology and Gadgets

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with More Land Animals

- Science Comics: World of Science Adventures in the Green Movement

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures in the Human Body

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Aquatic Creatures

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Plants and Fungi

- Science Comics: World of Science - Adventures with Insects

- Science Comics: World of Science Adventures with Birds

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