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About time : a first look at time and clocks

Author: Bruce Koscielniak
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the concept of time and how it has been measured throughout history, using water clocks, sundials, calendars, and atomic vibrations.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Koscielniak
ISBN: 0618396683 9780618396689 9780544105126 0544105125 9780547939681 054793968X 1415560838 9781415560839
OCLC Number: 53183734
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Bruce Koscielniak.
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When time itself was undefined, no one knew the difference between a minute, an hour, and a day. Then people started creating tools to measure time. First they used the sun and the moon, and then  Read more...

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