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What does gravity do? / Alix Wood.

Wood, Alix, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781499408522 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 1499408528 (library)
  • ISBN: 9781499408560 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is gravity? -- Who discovered Earth has gravity? -- What is weight? what is mass? -- How did gravity help shape the universe? -- Could one big mass attract everything? -- How does gravity make objects go into orbit? -- How does gravity affect us on Earth? -- How does the moon's gravity affect Earth? -- How do astronauts cope with less gravity? -- Do astronauts float or free-fall in space? -- What is G-force? -- Could gravity cause an object to hit Earth? -- Galaxy quiz.
Summary, etc.: "What is gravity and how does it work? Could Earth ever stop spinning, and what would happen if it did? How do astronauts prepare for a life with zero gravity? This book introduces readers to scintillating science topics using easy-to-understand diagrams and fun fact boxes. This book explores important concepts such as weight and mass, how gravity affects our solar system, and zero gravity. Engaging, concise text explains each concept thoroughly, as bright visuals make science come alive. Hands-on experiments make this a dynamic and memorable learning experience"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note: NC 870 Lexile.
Subject: Gravity > Juvenile literature.
Force and energy > Juvenile literature.

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