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Author Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Title "Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and other painless tricks for memorizing science facts / Brian P. Cleary ; illustrated by J.P. Sandy.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, ©2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 372.35 CLE    Available
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Adventures in memory
Cleary, Brian P., 1959- Adventures in memory.
Audience 009-012.
Summary "A brief introductory chapter defines mnemonics, illustrates a few of the techniques with widely known examples, and encourages readers to begin developing their own. With no further jargon, the remaining chapters apply these strategies to random scientific facts in the areas of 'Earth and Space Science, ' 'Physical Science, ' 'Life Science, ' and 'The Scientific Method'"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents Earth and space science. Space is the place -- What goes around -- H-2-oh. Is that a fact? -- Geology rocks! -- Hard & soft -- Small change -- Skywriting -- Physical science. What's the matter? -- Hot & cold -- Light -- Life science. Classification station -- What a bunch of animals! -- Down at the recycling plant -- That's not hard to swallow -- A very silly song about photosynthesis -- Scientific method. Science of science.
Subject Science -- Study and teaching -- Miscellanea.
Mnemonics -- Juvenile literature.
Scientific recreations -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Scientific recreations.
Added Author Sandy, J. P., illustrator.
ISBN 9780822578192 (lib. bdg.)
0822578190 (lib. bdg.)

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