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A metal can

Author: Sarah Ridley
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simple text and photographs follow the story of a metal drinks can from the aluminium it's made from to the finished product. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Ridley
ISBN: 0749660600 9780749660604
OCLC Number: 65203401
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: This can is made from a metal called aluminium --
Aluminium comes from a type of rock called bauxite --
The aluminium pours into moulds --
The reels of aluminium arrive at the can-making factory --
The cups pass into the next machine --
It is time to print a design on the cans --
A machine sprays each can with lacquer --
The cans are each given a neck --
The cans get a final check --
The can ends are made at a different factory --
The cans and their ends arrive at the filling factory --
How a metal can is made --
Metal cans --
Recycling aluminium --
Other uses for aluminium.
Responsibility: Sarah Ridley.

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