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Keeping time through the ages : the history of tools used to measure time

Author: Janey Levy
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2004.
Series: PowerMath.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how time has been measured through history, by such methods as observation of natural cycles and different kinds of clocks and watches.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janey Levy
ISBN: 0823989933 9780823989935 0823989178 9780823989171
OCLC Number: 51505521
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Measuring time with the sun --
Water clocks and sand clocks --
Candle clocks and incense clocks --
Mechanical clocks --
Quartz clocks and atomic clocks.
Series Title: PowerMath.
Responsibility: Janey Levy.

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Examines how time has been measured through history, by such methods as observation of natural cycles and different kinds of clocks and watches.

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