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The nature and science of energy

by Burton, Jane.

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Force and energy -- Juvenile literature,
  • Force and energy

  • About the Edition

    Describes different kinds of energy and explores some properties of energy and some of the different forms that it can take.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesEnergy
    Statementby Jane Burton and Kim Taylor.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesExploring the science of nature
    ContributionsTaylor, Kim, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC73.4 .B87 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL687289M
    ISBN 100836819411
    LC Control Number97034235
    OCLC/WorldCa37527590

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    Science is an objective, logical, and repeatable attempt to understand the principles and forces operating in the natural universe. Science is from the Latin word, scientia, to know. Good science is not dogmatic, but should be viewed as an ongoing process of testing and evaluation. One of the hoped-for benefits of students taking a biology.   Answer: Modern Science has proven that all that we call Matter and Energy are but "modes of vibratory motion," and some of the more advanced scientists are .

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