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Timekeeping : explore the history and science of telling time with 15 projects

Author: Linda Formichelli; W Eric Martin; Samuel Carbaugh
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, ©2012.
Series: '">"Build it yourself" series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] travels through the past and into the future to explore how humans have measured the passage of time."--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Formichelli; W Eric Martin; Samuel Carbaugh
ISBN: 9781619301368 1619301369 9781619300330 1619300338
OCLC Number: 806200672
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 9-12.; Guided reading level: S.
Description: vii, 120 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction: now is the time --
The birth of time --
Here come the hours --
Telling time after twilight --
What is a clock, anyway? --
Escaping the time traps of old --
Back and forth and back and forth --
Slicing the world into time zones --
Crystal clear timekeeping --
Measuring time without moving --
Time on your hands.
Series Title: "Build it yourself" series.
Responsibility: Linda Formichelli & W. Eric Martin ; illustrated by Sam Carbaugh.

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"VOYA "." . .With a friendly, relaxed writing style, Formichelli and Martin cover the history of timekeeping beginning with the first humans, who measured time simply by watching the seasons, and Read more...

 
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