Fairy Tale Science Book

Fairy Tale Science


  • Author : Sarah Albee
  • Publisher : Odd Dot
  • Date : 2021-09-07
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9781250856708

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Explore the laws of physics, principles of chemistry, and wonders of biology in this collection of classic stories with a hands-on STEM twist. From Snow White to Chicken Little to Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves—read each story like a scientist! • Determine if a glass slipper can withstand an evening of ballroom dancing. • Explore the buoyancy of a magical frog. • Test the power of blowing air on a house. And so much more! Find out what happens actually ever after!

Fairy tale Science Book

Fairy tale Science


  • Author : Suzanne Magnanini
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Date : 2008
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN : 9780802097545

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"Between 1550 and 1650, marvellous stories of women giving birth to animals, young girls growing penises, and valiant men slaying dragons appeared in Europe. Circulated in scientific texts and in the first two collections of fairy tales published on the continent, Giovan Francesco Straparolas Le piacevoli notti and Giambattista Basiles Lo cunto de li cunti, the stories invigorated readers and established a new literary genre. Despite the fact that the printed European fairy tale was born in Italy, however, contemporary readers tend to think of France or Germany as the genres place of origin.Fairy-Tale Science looks at the birth of the literary fairy tale in the context of early modern discourses on the monstrous, and explains how scientific discourse and literary theories of the marvellous limited the genre's success on its native soil. Suzanne Magnanini argues that men of science positioned the fairy tale in opposition to science and fixed it as a negative pole in a binary system. This system came to define both a new type of scientific inquiry and the nascent literary genre. Magnanini also suggests that, by adopting theories of the monstrous as metaphors for their own literary production, Straparola and Basile aligned the literary fairy tale, the feminine, and the monstrous, and essentially marginalized the new genre.Fairy-Tale Science expands our understanding of the early modern European imagination and investigates the complex interplay between scientific discourse and marvellous literature."

The Scientific Method in Fairy Tale Forest Book

The Scientific Method in Fairy Tale Forest


  • Author : Laura Magner
  • Publisher : Pieces of Learning
  • Date : 2007-01-01
  • Category :
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9781931334945

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This book "draws on fairy tales as the context for practicing the scientific method and learning scientific knowledge."--Cover back.

Fairy Science Book
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Fairy Science


  • Author : Ashley Spires
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Date : 2019-09-10
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9780735264267

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The award-winning author of The Most Magnificent Thing introduces the value of science and inquiry to young readers with humor and heart. For fans of Ada Twist, Scientist and Hidden Figures. Esther the fairy doesn't believe in magic. But fairies are all about magic, despite Esther's best efforts to reveal the science of their world. No matter how she and her bird, Albert, explain that rainbows are refracted light rather than a path to gold, or that mist is water evaporating rather than an evil omen, or the importance of the scientific method, her fairymates would rather just do magic. So when the other fairies' solution to helping a dying tree is to do a mystical moonlight dance, Esther decides to take it upon herself to resuscitate the tree . . . with the scientific method, some hypothesizing, a few experiments and the heady conclusion that trees need sunlight to live! But while Esther manages to save the tree, she can't quite change the minds of her misguided fairymates . . . or can she? Fairy Science, the first in a hilarious new picture book series, introduces a charming, determined heroine as she learns about the world and celebrates the joys of curiosity and exploring science.

The Science of Fairy Tales Book

The Science of Fairy Tales


  • Author : Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1891
  • Category : Contes de fades
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : BNC:1001179593

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This book is an informative and comprehensive inquiry into the fairy mythology of the Celtic and Teutonic peoples.

Science in Wonderland Book

Science in Wonderland


  • Author : Melanie Keene
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Date : 2015-03-26
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780191639647

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In Victorian Britain an array of writers captured the excitement of new scientific discoveries, and enticed young readers and listeners into learning their secrets, by converting introductory explanations into quirky, charming, and imaginative fairy-tales; forces could be fairies, dinosaurs could be dragons, and looking closely at a drop of water revealed a soup of monsters. Science in Wonderland explores how these stories were presented and read. Melanie Keene introduces and analyses a range of Victorian scientific fairy-tales, from nursery classics such as The Water-Babies to the little-known Wonderland of Evolution, or the story of insect lecturer Fairy Know-a-Bit. In exploring the ways in which authors and translators - from Hans Christian Andersen and Edith Nesbit to the pseudonymous 'A.L.O.E.' and 'Acheta Domestica' - reconciled the differing demands of factual accuracy and fantastical narratives, Keene asks why the fairies and their tales were chosen as an appropriate new form for capturing and presenting scientific and technological knowledge to young audiences. Such stories, she argues, were an important way in which authors and audiences criticised, communicated, and celebrated contemporary scientific ideas, practices, and objects.

The Fairy Tales of Science   A Book for Youth Book

The Fairy Tales of Science A Book for Youth


  • Author : John Cargill Brough
  • Publisher : Whitehead Press
  • Date : 2010-04
  • Category :
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : 9781445590035

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Computational Fairy Tales Book

Computational Fairy Tales


  • Author : Jeremy Kubica
  • Publisher : Jeremy Kubica
  • Date : 2012
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN :

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Have you ever thought that computer science should include more dragons and wizards? Computational Fairy Tales introduces principles of computational thinking, illustrating high-level computer science concepts, the motivation behind them, and their application in a non-computer—fairy tale—domain. It's a quest that will take you from learning the basics of programming in a blacksmith's forge to fighting curses with recursion.Fifteen seers delivered the same prophecy, without so much as a single minstrel to lighten the mood: an unknown darkness threatens the kingdom. Suddenly, Princess Ann finds herself sent forth alone to save the kingdom. Leaving behind her home, family, and pet turtle Fido, Princess Ann must face goblin attacks, magical curses, arrogant scholars, an unpleasant oracle, and rude Boolean waiters. Along the way she must build a war chest of computational knowledge to survive the coming challenge.

Interstellar Cinderella Book
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Interstellar Cinderella


  • Author : Deborah Underwood
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Date : 2015-05-05
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781452137841

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Once upon a planetoid, amid her tools and sprockets, a girl named Cinderella dreamed of fixing fancy rockets. With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue! Readers will thank their lucky stars for this irrepressible fairy tale retelling, its independent heroine, and its stellar happy ending. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which will look almost identical to the print version. Additionally for devices that support audio, this ebook includes a read-along setting.

Making a Raft for the Three Billy Goats Gruff Book

Making a Raft for the Three Billy Goats Gruff


  • Author : Sue Gagliardi
  • Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
  • Date : 2020-01-01
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781644932674

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Readers construct and test their own rafts to help the three billy goats avoid the troll. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, and infographics, this book provides an engaging overview of the science of buoyancy.

Fairy Tale Science Book

Fairy Tale Science


  • Author : Charlene Brusso
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2018
  • Category : JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : 1642624292

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Is magic real? Fairy tales are stories that teach us moral issues, often with the use of magic. But what would happen to those stories if they were set in the real world? See how science and technology can create the "magic" you see in your favorite fairy tales.

What s the Matter with the Three Little Pigs  Book

What s the Matter with the Three Little Pigs


  • Author : Thomas Kingsley Troupe
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Date : 2018-08
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781515828969

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What's the matter with the three little pigs? They're being tormented by a hungry wolf! And no matter what kind of matter they use to build their homes, it doesn't matter. The STEM-savvy, rhyme-loving wolf in this fractured fairy tale always seems to spoil the day. A glossary and critical thinking questions support the story's physics content.

The Fairy Land of Science Book

The Fairy Land of Science


  • Author : Arabella B. Buckley
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Date : 2019-09-25
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9783734088506

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Reproduction of the original: The Fairy-Land of Science by Arabella B. Buckley

How to Write a Fractured Fairy Tale Book

How to Write a Fractured Fairy Tale


  • Author : Nel Yomtov
  • Publisher : Cherry Lake
  • Date : 2013-08-01
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9781624312526

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This book teaches readers how to plan and write fractured fairy tales. They will discover what a fractured fairy tale is, how to prepare a plot outline, develop characters, revise and edit the story, and write a final draft of the narrative. A variety of activities provide hints and tips along the way to support the development of characters, clear event sequences, plot elements, and the overall creative writing process.

Farewell to Reality Book
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Farewell to Reality


  • Author : Jim Baggott
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2021-11-15
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781639360383

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From acclaimed science author Jim Baggot, a lively, provocative, and “intellectually gratifying” critique of modern theoretical physics (The Economist). In this stunning new volume, Jim Baggott argues that there is no observational or experimental evidence for many of the ideas of modern theoretical physics: super-symmetric particles, superstrings, the multiverse, the holographic principle, or the anthropic cosmological principle. These theories are not only untrue, it is not even science. It is fairy-tale physics: fantastical, bizarre and often outrageous, perhaps even confidence-trickery. This book provides a much-needed antidote. Informed, comprehensive, and balanced, it offers lay readers the latest ideas about the nature of physical reality while clearly distinguishing between fact and fantasy. With its engaging portraits of many central figures of modern physics, including Paul Davies, John Barrow, Brian Greene, Stephen Hawking, and Leonard Susskind, it promises to be essential reading for all readers interested in what we know and don''''t know about the nature of the universe and reality itself.