The Reason Why


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(4.8 stars; 6 reviews)

This collection of useful information on "Common Things" is put in the interesting form of "Why and Because," and comprehends a familiar explanation of many subjects which occupy a large space in the philosophy of Nature, relating to air, animals, atmosphere, caloric, chemistry, ventilation, materia medica, meteorology, acoustics, electricity, light, zoölogy, etc. - Summary by Anonymous (14 hr 59 min)

Chapters

Preface 6:39 Read by Anusha Iyer
Chapter 1 4:03 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 2 7:37 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 3 9:12 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 4 11:00 Read by SamW
Chapter 5 10:13 Read by Sharon V.
Chapter 6 8:21 Read by Sharon V.
Chapter 7 11:11 Read by Sharon V.
Chapter 8 13:55 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 9 6:12 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 10 5:20 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 11 10:39 Read by Diana Schmidt
Chapter 12 10:14 Read by Diana Schmidt
Chapter 13 12:09 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 14 11:55 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 15 15:41 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 16 14:59 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 17 16:07 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 18 9:19 Read by KHand
Chapter 19 8:40 Read by KHand
Chapter 20 9:26 Read by KHand
Chapter 21 6:19 Read by KHand
Chapter 22 10:18 Read by KHand
Chapter 23 13:24 Read by Gnomesb
Chapter 24 Refraction and Reflection of Light 8:39 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter 25 Mirrors and Reflection 9:31 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter 26 18:32 Read by Gnomesb
Chapter 27 What is Electricity 10:23 Read by Joseph Tabler
Chapter 28 Lightning 13:42 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 29 Thunder 19:13 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 30 Atmosphere 14:53 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 31 Wind 13:20 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 32 A Barometer 8:54 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 33 A Thermometer 4:27 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 34 What is Sound 11:03 Read by Doodles
Chapter 35 What is Water 8:24 Read by Doodles
Chapter 36 What is Attraction 7:28 Read by Doodles
Chapter 37 What is Repulsion 29:21 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 38 Why does a Humming Top make a Humming Noise 10:07 Read by Jamila Phillips
Chapter 39 Why are Soap Bubbles Round 8:17 Read by Jamila Phillips
Chapter 40 Mouse and Trap Spinner 17:16 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 41 Why do we Eat Food 8:49 Read by Ashton Ruby
Chapter 42 Food and Nourishment 8:14 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 43 Blood 10:31 Read by Michele Eaton
Chapter 44 How our Bodies Heal 11:06 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 45 Bones in the Body 8:42 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 46 Ligaments 8:23 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 47 Nerves 10:33 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 48 Why do we see Objects 10:19 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 49 Why do we Hear 7:49 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 50 Why do we Taste 8:18 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Chapter 51 Part 1 Why do we Perspire 13:48 Read by Michele Eaton
Chapter 51 Part 2 10:20 Read by Michele Eaton
Chapter 51 Part 3 37:56 Read by Michele Eaton
Chapter 52 Animals and Creation 8:43 Read by Kalynda
Chapter 53 Birds and Fish 9:33 Read by Kathrine Engan
Chapter 54 Moles, Elephants and other creatures 15:04 Read by Kalynda
Chapter 55 Quadrupeds 8:25 Read by Kathrine Engan
Chapter 56 Weather and Animals 7:59 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter 57 Insects 7:31 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter 58 Animal Plant or Mineral 10:15 Read by Kathrine Engan
Chapter 59 Flowers and Plants 9:23 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter 60 Plants 22:34 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 61 Plants and Trees 29:10 Read by Linda Andrus
Chapter 62 Vegetable Oils and Fats 55:42 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 63 Vegetable Gums 12:26 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 64 Wood 10:08 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 65 Plants and Seeds 12:42 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 66 Caterpillars and other Insects 11:09 Read by Tony Oliva
Chapter 67 54:39 Read by Tony Oliva
Conclusion 3:19 Read by Anusha Iyer

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(5 stars)

one of my favorite books