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Ancient science : 40 time-traveling, world-exploring, history-making activities for kids

Author: Jim Wiese
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever wondered where paper comes from, who made the first known maps, or how the ancient Egyptians were able to build the pyramids? Would you like to make your own sundial, discover how to detect earthquakes, or learn to write in hieroglyphics? Are you looking for great ideas for your next science fair project? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, then Ancient Science is for you! From Greek  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Study and teaching (Elementary)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Wiese
ISBN: 0471215953 9780471215950 9780613892520 0613892526
OCLC Number: 50511206
Notes: Includes index.
Description: v, 122 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Science from the dawn of time: First humans --
Science from the fertile crescent: Ancient Mesopotamia --
Science among the pyramids: Ancient Egypt --
Science from the city-states: Ancient Greece --
Science from republic to empire: Ancient Rome --
Science from the far east: Ancient China --
Science from the Americas: Aztec, Mayan, and native North America.
Responsibility: Jim Wiese ; illustrations by Ed Shems.
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