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Kaboom! : explosions of all kinds

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Annick Press, Toronto, p.83 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr QD516 .R53 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9249191

Keywords:

Explosions, Explosions--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Explosions in nature -- Down to earth -- Volcanoes -- Geysers -- Coal mine methane -- Interlude: the Hindenburg -- Outer space -- Big bang -- Supernovas -- Solar flares -- Interlude: did explosions kill the dinosaurs? -- Plant and animal explosions -- Seed pods -- Mantis shrimp -- Bombardier beetle -- Interlude: exploding animals -- Explosions we create -- Destructive explosions -- Gunpowder -- Dynamite -- Bombs -- Interlude: the Halifax explosion -- Constructive explosions -- Ripple Rock -- Explosive demolition -- Internal combustion engine -- Interlude: Mount Rushmore -- Just for fun -- Fireworks -- Special effects.; Summary: Examines various types of explosions, including such natural events as supernovas, volcanoes, as well as explosions of biological origin and man-made explosions.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 8 and up