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Science and nature : uncover the mystery of everyday marvels, from rocks to rainbows.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Encyclopedia Britannica, ©2008.
Series: Britannica learning library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the Britannica Learning Library Series, in Science and Nature, you will learn about weather, meet fascinating scientists, and see how plants and animals can change over time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Science and nature.
Chicago, Ill. : Encyclopedia Britannica, ©2008
(OCoLC)52784542
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781593395049 1593395043
OCLC Number: 233575295
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (64 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Some essentials --
Atoms : building blocks of matter --
Liquids, solids, and gases : same stuff, different forms --
Echoes : sounds that see in the dark --
Energy : the power of life --
Leaves : the science of their changing colors --
Phenomena of nature --
Temperatures : hot and cold --
Dew : diamond drops of water --
Clouds : floating water --
Rainbows : arcs of color --
Thunder and lightning : nature's fireworks --
Cyclones and tornadoes : nature's fury --
Acid rain : killer downpour --
Waves : movement on the seas --
Tsunamis : waves of destruction --
Geology : studying the earth --
Rocks and minerals : the earth's building blocks --
Chalk : the remains of tiny shells --
Sand : the nitty-gritty --
Diamonds : the hardest-working gemstones in the world --
Volcanoes : mountains of smoke and fire --
Fossils : ancient life in stone --
Dinosaurs : giants of the past --
Dinosaurs : a mystery disappearance --
Tyrannosaur : the tyrant king --
Mammoths and mastodons : ancient elephants --
Nature scientists --
Luther Burbank : inventing new plants --
Marie Curie : discovering a new kind of science --
Charles Darwin : the theory of evolution.
Series Title: Britannica learning library.

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Part of the Britannica Learning Library Series, in Science and Nature, you will learn about weather, meet fascinating scientists, and see how plants and animals can change over time.

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