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Stwertka, Albert

Overview
Works: 30 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 9,220 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Albert Stwertka
A guide to the elements by Albert Stwertka( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the basic concepts of chemistry and explains complex theories before offering a separate article on each of the building blocks that make up the universe
Marijuana by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the widespread use of marijuana with a discussion of the plant's origin and cultivation, its psychological and physiological effects, and laws governing its use and sale
Genetic engineering by Eve Stwertka( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses recombinant DNA techniques; the application of this technology, including amniocentesis, genetic counseling, and test-tube parenthood; and the controversy surrounding these new discoveries
The world of atoms and quarks by Albert Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of the composition, behavior, and uses of atoms, molecules, and quarks, the building blocks of the universe
Industrial pollution : poisoning our planet by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the horrible effects of industrial pollution and industrial waste on human beings and their environment
Microscope : how to use it and enjoy it by Eve Stwertka( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development and operation of microscopes, how to make slides, and the technique to use in studying them
Recent revolutions in mathematics by Albert Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys new theories and research in the field of mathematics, discussing such topics as non-Euclidean geometry, fractals, chaos, and Godel's proof
Physics : from Newton to the big bang by Albert Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of discoveries in physics from the theories of Aristotle to recent developments, emphasizing the contributions of Isaac Newton
Superconductors, the irresistible future by Albert Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses new materials being developed to conduct energy more efficiently and the possible impact of this development on future technology
Population : growth, change, and impact by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses population trends, zero population growth, demography, census taking, dwindling resources, curbs to fertility, and the right to life
Make it graphic! : drawing graphs for science and social studies projects by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different kinds of graphs and their uses and gives instructions for drawing graphs for a variety of school projects
Recent revolutions in physics : the subatomic world by Albert Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Undetermined and English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at recent developments in the field of elementary particle physics, discussing matter, relativity, atom composition, the nuclear atom, quarks, and gravitational and electromagnetic force
Cleaning up : how trash becomes treasure by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problem of trash and what can be done with it, including the partial solution of recycling
Computers in medicine by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many ways computers are used in the medical field, such as in diagnosing diseases, admitting hospital patients, and helping the handicapped to read, talk, and hear
A chilling story : how things cool down by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how refrigeration and air conditioning work
Drip drop : water's journey by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explains the basic properties of water, as well as how it is treated and piped to and from the home." -- T.p. verso
Tuning in : the sounds of radio by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses how radio works, how it was developed, and the different ways in which it is used. Includes related activities." -- T.p. verso
Steel mill by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how steel is made and turned into such finished products as sheets, pipes, and wires. Discusses some of the research efforts being undertaken by steel plants
Hello! hello! : a look inside the telephone by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a detailed description of how a telephone works
Heat, lights, and action! : how electricity works by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how energy in the form of electricity does a variety of tasks in and around the home. Readers learn to conduct their own experiments in making electricity
 
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A guide to the elements
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The world of atoms and quarksMicroscope : how to use it and enjoy itDrip drop : water's journey
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