Get ready to bow down - if you don't want to lose your head! Some of history's most ruthless leaders are headed your way. Some of these rulers schemed their way to the top. Others just conquered everything around them. Are you fearless enough to keep listening?
How can you make your voice heard when you're not old enough to vote? How can you set a good example when someone is picking on you? What can you do to make a difference in your community and in the world? You make a difference every time you help others or set a good example. That's what good citizenship is all about! The questions and answers in this book will show you how to be a great citizen. Get ready to make your voice count!
Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair! But if you learn the principles of fairness and try to stick to them, tricky situations like these can feel a little easier. This book offers examples of several difficult problems and examines how to deal with them fairly. See how a little fairness can go a long way!
What should you do if you see someone bullying another person at school? Is it better to just stay out of it? Or what should you do when your best friend says she won't play with you if you talk to someone she doesn't like? It's really tricky to handle situations like these. But if you show respect for others, it gets easier. This audiobook offers examples of several tough problems and shows what you might do in each situation. See how a little respect can go a long way!
What's that funny feeling coming from your gut? It could be oozing stomach acid or a booming belch or stinky fart that is ready to burst. These revolting reactions happen during the digestion of food. Once you've mashed up and swallowed a meal, your body has to turn it into energy, water, and...well...poop. Find out about all the nasty things that happen deep inside your belly - and learn why they sound, smell, and feel the way they do. With lots of disgusting facts, this audiobook tells all about the gross science behind your body's functions.
Your mouth really is filthy! It's a saliva bath for millions of tiny little creatures that share your food, chew holes in your teeth, and make your breath smell like a garbage truck. From cavities to canker sores, those little creatures can also create some repulsive problems. Learn all about saliva, plaque, and the bacteria that infest your mouth - and find out how to keep that mouth of yours healthy. With lots of disgusting facts, this audiobook tells all about the gross science behind your body's functions.
What is the legislative branch? It's the part of government that makes our country's laws. But just how does the legislative branch make a law? And what else does this branch do? Listen to this book to find out.
What does it mean to be elected to political office? It means you get to decide how to make a town, a state, or even the whole country a better place to live. But how does someone get elected? And what are the challenges of running for office? Listen to this book to find out.
Does It Really Take Seven Years to Digest Swallowed Gum?
And Other Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask
Spieldauer: 31 Min.
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It takes seven years to digest swallowed gum. A penny placed on a train track can cause a train to derail. The average human consumes four spiders per year while sleeping. You may have heard some of these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven using science? Let’s investigate 17 statements about familiar items and everyday events and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump scientists!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Humans use only 10 percent of their brains. If you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven using science? Let’s investigate 17 health-related statements and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump scientists! Find out if the five second rule for dropping food on the floor is true! Discover if eating chocolate can give you pimples!