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Why do ice cubes float? / Benjamin Proudfit.

Proudfit, Benjamin, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch E 532.2 PRO (Text) 34207002013705 JNE Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 532.25E PROUDFIT (Text) 75342000338413 Easy Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781482438543 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Floating question -- Density -- Molecule talk -- Light ice -- Solid to liquid -- Floating for a reason -- Melt and boil.
Summary, etc.: Water is a big part of everyday life. People wash with it, drink it, and run inside when it falls as rain. It also seems to defy the basics of physical science by floating in liquid when frozen as ice. Readers will learn exactly why that is through accessible and age-appropriate language, as well as how liquid water becomes ice. Full-color photographs complement the main content, and an illustrated graphic organizer shows this common process step-by-step to help readers of this book truly understand this science concept.
Target Audience Note: 570 Lexile.
Subject: Water > Density > Juvenile literature.
Ice > Juvenile literature.
Floating bodies > Juvenile literature.

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