What puts the chew in chewing gum? What makes lipstick stick? When students want the history behind products and answers to questions such as: Why was there a need? Who invented it? How is it made? How does it work? What is it made of? and more, refer them to CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, Series 1 and Series 2. They'll love the upbeat descriptions (1,500 to 2,500 words in length) of household and high-interest products, step-by-step descriptions of manufacturing processes and sidebars with fast facts. It also includes approximately 100 photographs and more than 60 illustrations and line drawings.
This series provides coverage of 30 new household and high-interest products in each biennial set. Alphabetically arranged entries feature step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing processes behind the products; sidebars of interesting facts, including "Words to Know"; boxes highlighting interesting information about a particular product; and brief further information lists. New products covered in Series 3 include artificial heart, DVD player, gas mask, skyscraper, and many more. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available in the eBook version due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.
"Fielding questions will be made easier with this. Extremely clear and concise." -- School Library Journal (August 1995)— School Library Journal
"Greater depth is provided in this series than in The Way Things Work (Houghton Mifflin) or What's Inside? Everyday Things (Dorling Kindersley)." -- American Reference Books Annual — ARBA
"Up-to-date. Text is enhanced with black-and-white photographs and well-labeled line drawings, with explanatory captions." -- (04/15/95)— ARBA
"[A] smart, well-edited, and well-written reference set."-- American Reference Books Annual 1996— ARBA
"With its emphasis on current technology, nontechnological language, clear illustrations, and wide scope, this new title provides students with a single source of accessible information on manufacturing and assembly processes of 30 common and relevant products." -- Curriculum Administrator (February 1996)— Curriculum Administrator
"With its emphasis on current technology, nontechnological language, clear illustrations, and wide scope, this new title provides students with a single source of accessible information on manufacturing and assembly processes of 30 common and relevant products." -- Curriculum Administrator— Curriculum Administrator