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How it works : science and technology.

Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0761473149 9780761473145 0761473157 9780761473152 0761473165 9780761473169 0761473173 9780761473176 0761473181 9780761473183 076147319X 9780761473190 0761473203 9780761473206 0761473211 9780761473213 076147322X 9780761473220 0761473238 9780761473237 0761473246 9780761473244 0761473254 9780761473251 0761473262 9780761473268 0761473270 9780761473275 0761473289 9780761473282 0761473297 9780761473299 0761473300 9780761473305 0761473319 9780761473312 0761473327 9780761473329 0761473335 9780761473336 0761473467 9780761473466
OCLC Number: 46769767
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 20 volumes : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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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