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What makes a magnet? —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002, author.

"Why does a magnet pick up a paper clip but not a leaf or a penny? How can the whole world be a magnet? Follow the step-by-step instructions about how to make your own magnet, and then find out for yourself what makes a ...

What makes day and night —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

A simple explanation of how the rotation of the earth causes night and day.

The International Space Station —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains the construction and purpose of the International Space Station and the life of the astronauts on board.

Down comes the rain —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns.

Sunshine makes the seasons —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

The sun gives us warmth and light. But did you know that the sun also gives us the seasons?

Flash, crash, rumble, and roll —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains how and why a thunderstorm occurs and gives safety steps to follow when lightning is flashing.

Gravity is a mystery —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

An introduction to gravity, including what gravity is and how and why it pulls everything toward the center of the earth.

The Big Dipper —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains basic facts about the Big Dipper, including which stars make up the constellation, how its position changes in the sky, and how it points to the North Star.

Earthquakes —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

An introduction to earthquakes, including what causes them, how they are measured, where they are most likely to occur, and what to do if one happens.

Flash, crash, rumble, and roll —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains how and why a thunderstorm occurs and gives safety steps to follow when lightning is flashing.

Day light, night light : where light comes from —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Discusses the properties of light, particularly its source in heat.

Sunshine makes the seasons —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Introduces the way in which the sun's relationship to the earth is responsible for seasonal changes.

The planets in our solar system —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Introduces the solar system and its nine planets. Includes directions for making two models, one showing relative sizes of the planets and the other their relative distances from the sun.

The sun, our nearest star —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Describes the sun and how it provides the light and energy which allow plant and animal life to exist on the earth.

Comets, meteoroids, and asteroids : mavericks of the solar system —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Discusses some of the lesser-known astronomical phenomena such as meteorites, asteroids, tektites, zodiacal light, solar wind, and cosmic rays.

What makes a magnet? —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Describes how magnets work and includes instructions for making a magnet and a compass.

Volcanoes —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Discusses volcanoes, what causes an eruption, and the warning signs.

Snow is falling —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Describes the characteristics of snow, its usefulness to plants and animals, and the hazards it can cause.

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