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Smash!: Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider

Author/Publisher/Website: Latta, S.
Copyright: 2017
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Feb/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781512430707
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 8-10
(View recommended grades and subjects) Science

Resource Description

Cousins Nick and Sophie visit the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and learn about how it works, how atoms are constructed, particle physics, and the methods used to make groundbreaking discoveries in the field. The author breaks the topic down, uses visuals that make concepts easier to grasp, and explains complex topics through real-life examples. The comic format makes the material easy to follow and interesting to students. Useful for students who want to explore class topics in more detail and allows for critical reflection through open-ended and in-text questions. Log in to read the full review.