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The earth's resources

Author: Steve Parker; Sarah Doughty
Publisher: London : Hodder Wayland, 2000.
Series: Science fact files.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the wide range of natural resources provided by Earth, and how people use them. Explains how using Earth's resources can cause problems such as pollution and waste, and how some non-renewable resources are in danger of running out. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker; Sarah Doughty
ISBN: 0750027169 9780750027168 0750027223 9780750027229
OCLC Number: 59436349
Description: 45 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: What are resources? --
Natural resources for life --
Soil as a natural resource --
Rock and mineral resources --
Quarrying and mining --
Precious stones --
Industrial metals --
Precious and special metals --
Fossil fuels : oil and gas --
Oil drills and rigs --
Petrochemicals --
Fossil fuels : coals --
Bio-resources --
Resources for electricity --
Power from water --
Wind, waves and tides --
Energy from the sun --
Can Earth survive?
Series Title: Science fact files.
Responsibility: Steve Parker ; [editor, Sarah Doughty].

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Filled with photographs and diagrams, this work gives an account of the topic of the Earth's Resources for key stage 3 students. It also covers topics such as: What are resources? Mining and  Read more...

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