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CDs start out as sand, and blackboard chalk comes from tiny sea creatures. Every single product in the world is made from elements found in nature. This unique book shows how nature is transformed into more than 60 things we eat, drink, play with, wear, or use every day.

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CDs start out as sand. Blackboard chalk comes from tiny sea creatures. The objects all around us — every single product in the world — is made from elements found in nature. Discover how nature is transformed into more than 60 things we eat, drink, play with, wear or use every day. Technology changes constantly, but the stages raw materials go through to become finished objects remain much the same. On every page of this big book, these processes are described and illustrated step by step. The text and artwork combine playfulness with encyclopedic attention to detail. This unique and fascinating book will inform and entertain every step of the way. Includes a glossary, index and further resources to help children, parents and teachers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554532445
Author:
Slavin, Bill
Publisher:
Kids Can Press
With:
Slavin, Jim
Subject:
Technology - How Things Work/Are Made
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.92x8.63x.41 in. 1.35 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , CDs start out as sand. Blackboard chalk comes from tiny sea creatures. The objects all around us — every single product in the world — is made from elements found in nature. Discover how nature is transformed into more than 60 things we eat, drink, play with, wear or use every day. Technology changes constantly, but the stages raw materials go through to become finished objects remain much the same. On every page of this big book, these processes are described and illustrated step by step. The text and artwork combine playfulness with encyclopedic attention to detail. This unique and fascinating book will inform and entertain every step of the way. Includes a glossary, index and further resources to help children, parents and teachers.
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