How Everyday Things Are Made

Book - 2005
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Grand Central Pub
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.

Univ of Toronto Pr
In this big book crammed with info and illustrations, kids will discover how nature is transformed into everyday items.

Baker & Taylor
Illustrates the steps used to make various materials and products, such as clothes, cat litter, teddy bears, jellybeans, and rubber.

Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2005
ISBN: 9781553371793
Branch Call Number: J 670 SLA
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Slavin, Jim


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Jan 15, 2012

awesome book on things

A quaint book about how some everyday around-the-house items are made! Really interesting for a bookworm like me!

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