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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date October 28, 2004
Pages 192
Binding Paperback
Edition Revised
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199112906
ISBN-10 0199112908
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.90
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Why are plants green and sunsets red? Why does time go forwards and not backwards? This illustrated book explains the links between scientific concepts and our everyday experiences. It is for those who ask searching questions about the world around them and are eager to gain an understanding of issues that lie at the heart of science.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Why are plants green and sunsets red? Why does time go forwards and not backwards? Why does the world never run out of oxygen? From lightning to lasers, dandelions to DNA, science pervades the world around us. Written in simple, clear language and beautifully illustrated, this book sets out to explain the links between scientific concepts and our everyday experiences. Moving from basic ideas to challenging new developments, this is the essential book for those who ask searching questions about the world around them and are eager to gain a deeper understanding of issues that lie at the heart of science. BLClassic introduction to science - over 75,000 copies sold in the UK alone

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780195211641 Book cover for 9780195211658
 
from Oxford Univ Pr (May 30, 1996); titled "The Oxford Children's Book of Science"
9780195211641 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 2.30 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Explains the basic principles of science through the use of familiar objects and situations in sections on the structure of matter, the processes of life, and the forces that shape the universe
from Oxford Univ Pr (May 30, 1996); titled "The Oxford Children's Book of Science"
9780195211658 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 2.35 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Explains the basic principles of science through the use of familiar objects and situations in sections on the structure of matter, the processes of life, and the forces that shape the universe
Paperback
Book cover for 9780199112906
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Revised edition from Oxford Univ Pr (October 28, 2004); titled "Oxford Childrens Book of Science"
9780199112906 | details & prices | 192 pages | 8.50 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $16.90
About: Why are plants green and sunsets red?
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613221481
 
from Turtleback Books (September 1, 1999); titled "The Oxford Children's Book of Science"
9780613221481 | details & prices | 9.25 × 11.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 2.20 lbs | List price $27.15
About: Explains the basic principles of science through the use of familiar objects and situations in sections on the structure of matter, the processes of life, and the forces that shape the universe.

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