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How it works : science and technology.

Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Highlights the latest scientific and technological advances, from inventions and discoveries to a history of technology.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Juvenile works
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
OCLC Number: 1035621538
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (20 volumes : color illustrations)
Contents: V. 1 Abrasive --
Antiaircraft gun --
v. 2 Antifouling techniques --
Bomb-aiming device --
v. 3 Bomb and mine disposal --
Charge-coupled device --
v. 4 Chemical and biological warfare --
Cosmology --
v. 5 Cotton --
Electrical engineering --
v. 6 Electricity --
Firefighting --
v. 7 Fireworks and flare --
Global positioning system --
v. 8 Gold --
Ink --
v. 9 Instant picture camera --
Lumber --
v. 10 Luminescence --
Microsurgery --
v. 11 Microtome --
Operating room --
v. 12 Ophtalmology --
Physics --
v. 13 Physiology --
Pyramid --
v. 14 Quality management --
Salt protection --
v. 15 Salvage, Marine --
Space probe --
v. 16 Space shuttle --
Supercharger and Turbocharger --
v. 17 Superconductivity --
Tin --
v. 18 Tire --
Video camera --
v. 19 Video recorder --
Zoology --
v. 20 Sources for further study --
Glossary --
Weights and measures --
Periodic table of elements --
Science time line --
Geological timescale --
Picture credits --
Subject indexes --
General index.
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Attractively bound in red and black, these slim volumes present fairly lengthy articles (generally 1 to 4 pages) explaining technology and scientific principles and phenomena in terms that young  Read more...

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