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How things are made.

Author: Arnold B Ajello; Barbara Gibson; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society, ©1981.
Series: Books for world explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Explains how a variety of products--such as kaleidoscopes, baseballs, marbles, matches, toothpaste, light bulbs, and bridges--are made, highlighting the ways in which manufacturing techniques have changed over the years. A wall poster and a 24-page booklet of games and puzzles are included.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold B Ajello; Barbara Gibson; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
ISBN: 0870443348 9780870443343 0870443399 9780870443398
OCLC Number: 6890046
Notes: Prepared by the Special Publications and School Services Division; writers: Arnold B. Ajello, and others; illustrations: Barbara Gibson.
Pocket contains a pamphlet, Far-out fun (23 p.) and a poster (1 fold sheet).
Description: 103, [1] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + classroom activities folder.
Contents: Manufacturing through the ages --
Fun things: plastic models --
Bicycles --
Kaleidoscopes --
Baseballs --
Licorice --
Stuffed animals --
Useful things: light bulbs --
toothpaste --
Felt-tip markers --
Fireplace tools --
Wool cloth --
Freeze-dried food --
Watches --
Grandfather clocks --
Little things: matches --
cookies --
Marbles --
jewelry --
contact lenses --
Stick on bandages --
Tiny furniture --
Big things: jumbo jets --
Paper --
Fireworks --
Bridges --
Flumes --
Factory tours --
Index --
Additional reading.
Series Title: Books for world explorers.
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