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Teaching Electricity: Yes, You Can!

Steve Tomecek - Education - 1999 - 48 pages
Offers experiments for third- to sixth-graders on static electricity, conductors and insulators, and electromagnets
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Dirt

Steve Tomecek - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 31 pages
Brief text explores how soil is formed, its layers, and its importance as a natural resource that living things need to survive, in an addition to an early science discovery ...
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Sun

Steve Tomecek - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 31 pages
Presents facts about the sun, what it is made of, its distance from Earth, and its relation to other planets in the solar system.
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Stars

Steve Tomecek - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 31 pages
Introduces stars, including what they are made of, how they shine, and their positions with relation to Earth measured in light years.
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Moon

Steve Tomecek, Liisa Chauncy Guida - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 32 pages
Introduces readers to facts and myths about the Moon.
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Plate Tectonics

Steve Tomecek - Continental drift - 2011 - 103 pages
Examines the evolution of plate tectonic theory from its beginnings as a wild idea of drifting continents to its acceptance as the main concept that drives geology today.
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Tools and Machines

Steve Tomecek - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 182 pages
Describes how humans first started using tools and traces the evolution of tools from simple stone implements to the high-tech devices of today, and includes experiments ...
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Music

Steve Tomecek - Music - 2010 - 169 pages
From the music that thumps through a listener's headphones to the strains of an orchestra tuning up for a performance, science plays a vital role in how we hear and create ...
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Sports

Steve Tomecek - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 160 pages
Experiments teach about the ways that gravity, motion, velocity, and resonance affect performance in sports.
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