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Woodford, Chris.
DK Publishing 2007.
IL 5-8, RL 6.7
ISBN 0756632072
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Are you the kind of person who wants to know why things do what they do? How thing really work deep down inside? Have you ever taken something apart, just to see what was inside? If so, this book is for you! Even if you aren’t a really techie person, this book will still fascinate you!
Ever wondered how a roller-coaster works? What kiteboarding is? How you can “Zorb”? How your handheld game console like the playstation portable really works?  What about laptops that run without electricity  - Supercomputers, aircrafts that fly without a sound, and even the SIMS? All of these and more are in this book that explains how really cool stuff works and what it does. Over 56 really neat different kinds of things are discussed. From hi-tech toilets to escalators to intelligent robot fish, this book has it all! Full of pictures and detailed diagrams as well as short sections on each item, this book explains how each cool thing works and what it does. So if you want to know how something works, or want to be able to tell someone else what a Gekkomat is, check out Cool Stuff 2.0!  (Esther Moberg, Youth Librarian, Creswell Library, Creswell, Oregon)
SUBJECTS:     Technology.

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