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The Earth's resources

Author: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Pub., ©2006.
Series: Science in focus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the Earth's natural resources, like air, water, wood, minerals and wind, discussing how they are used, how long they might last, how they might be conserved, and the use of sustainable resources.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 0791088634 9780791088630
OCLC Number: 167404708
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: What are resources? --
Air --
Fresh water --
Soil --
Plants --
Wood --
Ocean resources --
Fossil fuels --
Polymers --
Construction minerals --
Metals --
Crystals --
Hydropower --
Solar and geothermal power --
Wind power --
Biomass energy --
How long will resources last? --
Sustainable resource use.
Series Title: Science in focus.
Responsibility: Richard and Louise Spilsbury.
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Focuses on the Earth's natural resources, like air, water, wood, minerals and wind, discussing how they are used, how long they might last, how they might be conserved, and the use of sustainable resources.

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