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The Resource Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask, Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson

Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask, Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson

Label
Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask
Title
Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum?
Title remainder
and other questions you've always wanted to ask
Statement of responsibility
Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores whether there's a factual basis for some of our most common urban legends and features fun facts about the legends through entertaining sidebars
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Donovan, Sandra
Dewey number
502
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q163
LC item number
.D66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thompson, Colin W.
Series statement
Is that a fact?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Medicine
  • Children's questions and answers
  • Medicine
  • Science
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask, Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-39) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Can reusing plastic water bottles cause cancer?
  • Can you get free items by pouring salt water into vending machine coin slots?
  • Can water boiled in a microwave suddenly "explode"?
  • Will tapping on the top of a soda can prevent the soda from foaming up when opened?
  • Is there a special chemical that can detect urine in a swimming pool?
  • Is the number of people alive today greater than the number who have ever died?
  • Will eggs really stand on their ends during the vernal equinox?
  • Will a penny placed on a train track cause a train to derail?
  • Does Jell-O gelatin really contain animal bones and skin?
  • When you bite on a Wint-O-Green Life Saver in the dark, does it make a spark?
  • Can you fry an egg on the sidewalk if it's very warm outside?
  • Can you fly if you tie enough helium-filled balloons to you?
  • Is it possible to swing 360 degrees on a swing set?
  • Does the average human consume four spiders per year while sleeping?
  • Can a spark from a cell phone make a gas station explode?
  • Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum?
  • If you leave a tooth in a glass of Coke overnight, will the tooth dissolve?
Control code
ocn316736687
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9780822590859
Lccn
2009010642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Stock number
1306473
System control number
(OCoLC)316736687
Label
Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask, Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-39) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Can reusing plastic water bottles cause cancer?
  • Can you get free items by pouring salt water into vending machine coin slots?
  • Can water boiled in a microwave suddenly "explode"?
  • Will tapping on the top of a soda can prevent the soda from foaming up when opened?
  • Is there a special chemical that can detect urine in a swimming pool?
  • Is the number of people alive today greater than the number who have ever died?
  • Will eggs really stand on their ends during the vernal equinox?
  • Will a penny placed on a train track cause a train to derail?
  • Does Jell-O gelatin really contain animal bones and skin?
  • When you bite on a Wint-O-Green Life Saver in the dark, does it make a spark?
  • Can you fry an egg on the sidewalk if it's very warm outside?
  • Can you fly if you tie enough helium-filled balloons to you?
  • Is it possible to swing 360 degrees on a swing set?
  • Does the average human consume four spiders per year while sleeping?
  • Can a spark from a cell phone make a gas station explode?
  • Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum?
  • If you leave a tooth in a glass of Coke overnight, will the tooth dissolve?
Control code
ocn316736687
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9780822590859
Lccn
2009010642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Stock number
1306473
System control number
(OCoLC)316736687

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