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The Resource Australian backyard earth scientist, Peter Macinnis

Australian backyard earth scientist, Peter Macinnis

Label
Australian backyard earth scientist
Title
Australian backyard earth scientist
Statement of responsibility
Peter Macinnis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is about earth science: it covers geology; climate and climate change; landforms; volcanoes and earthquakes; igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks; fossils; weathering and erosion; the water cycle; the oceans. Each chapter includes Did You Knows, projects kids can do and A Closer Look (extra information about specific things)
Summary
Find out where rain comes from and what geysers look like! Read about soil becoming too salty and why greenhouse gases are increasing. Did you know that fog is a cloud sitting on the ground and that ice can tell you about the environment of millions of years ago? And what is lightning anyway? Australian Backyard Earth Scientist is full of fantastic photos & fascinating information that help explain different aspects of earth science, a science that discovered how old the Earth is, what fossils tell us, how mountains were created, what causes earthquakes, what the difference between weather and climate is, and why glaciers are melting. These questions and many more are answered in Australian Backyard Earth Scientist . There are projects, as well, that you can do at home, like making your own fossils, collecting cloud types, and using tree rings to find out about past weather. Older readers will enjoy more detailed explanations and links to extra information in an extensive References section. Australian Backyard Earth Scientist is an absorbing resource for both homes and classrooms. A thematic approach makes it easy for young readers to discover the influences that have fashioned our earth and are still acting to change it. From the beginnings of the planet through to climate change and today's concerns about rapid transformation, interesting and fun facts and projects help develop an understanding and appreciation.
Writing style
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10754263
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macinnis, Peter
Dewey number
550
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
For children
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Informational works
  • Earth sciences
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Australian backyard earth scientist, Peter Macinnis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061479965
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780642279347
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019002336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1020789169
Label
Australian backyard earth scientist, Peter Macinnis
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061479965
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780642279347
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019002336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1020789169

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