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Story of Weights & Measures
Story of Weights & Measures
 
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1996
Pages: 30
Binding Hardcover (no d.j.)
ISBN 195213289

Product Code: 756761220

Description
 
Anita Ganeri. This book for young people looks at early ways of measuring, using parts of the body (such as palms & fingers), the development of units & devices for weighing & measuring, & the increasingly sophisticated, high-tech machinery for calculating anything from the number of atoms in an object to the temperature of a faraway star. In this book, projects help to involve the reader. Signpost boxes highlight practical aspects of various inventions. Breakthrough boxes highlight key figures & innovations, & In Fact boxes present amazing facts in brief. Illustrated with color photos.

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