Why isn’t a virus considered “alive”? What is an aneuploid? How does the greenhouse effect work? This deck of information-packed cards will expand your knowledge of the fascinating field of biology. Forty-eight selections from the editors of Scientific American lead you beyond our everyday world to the intriguing microcosmos that forms its basis. Find out how things work and why things happen; learn why people shiver, the differences between organic and inorganic molecules, and (as they say) much, much more. Created in association with Scientific American.
With questions on one side and answers on the other, these 48 fact-filled Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards! Discover emergent theories and intriguing facts about this compelling field of science in a concise, stimulating compilation. Perfect for students, teachers, science buffs, and the purely inquisitive, this deck is sure to spark your curiosity and encourage you to delve deeper into this fascinating subject.
ISBN: 0-7649-0705-0; size: 3 1/4 x 4".
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