WorldCat Identities

Haines, Gail Kay

Overview
Works: 15 works in 38 publications in 2 languages and 4,314 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Popular works  Biographies  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TK9146, 500
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gail Kay Haines
Micromysteries : stories of scientific detection by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirteen stories which describe how scientists used methods of microscopic investigation to uncover such mysteries as radioactivity, diabetes, microchips, and superconductors
The great nuclear power debate by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the facts behind the nuclear energy debate
Test-tube mysteries by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen tales describe the scientific procedures used by a variety of scientists, including Pasteur and George Washington Carver, to make significant discoveries and breakthroughs in scientific knowledge
Cancer by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates cancer, the types, warning signs, treatment, and the present state of research in the field
Which way is up? by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of gravity and the discoveries that have been made about it--although we still don't know exactly how it works
Supercold/superhot : cryogenics and controlled thermonuclear fusion by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the scientific study of temperature extremes and how it relates to technology
Natural and synthetic poisons by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the poisons that come from animals, plants, bacteria, earth, and water and discusses the science of toxicology and the work of a poison control center
Sugar is sweet : and so are lots of other things by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the reasons why sugar, sweeteners, and all sweet foods taste good, and explains the role all of them play in people's diets
Brain power : understanding human intelligence by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the human mind, focusing on our understanding of "intelligence" and discussing how learning occurs, how intelligence is measured, what creativity is, and current developments in brain research and its possible applications
What makes a lemon sour? by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the chemical principles of acids and bases suggesting experiments to show how they can be neutralized and put to commercial use
Baking in a box, cooking on a can by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides instructions for making and using outdoor cooking equipment such as a box oven, a paper bag cooker, and a toaster" -- Title page verso
Fire by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the characteristics and uses of fire
The elements by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the properties and functions of the various groups of chemical elements
Explosives by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of explosives, how they work, and their uses
ha-Esh by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in Hebrew and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (36)

Hebrew (1)