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The big Earth book : How our planet was shaped by earth, air, fire and water, (ebook)

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The big Earth book : How our planet was shaped by earth, air, fire and water
Title
The big Earth book
Title remainder
How our planet was shaped by earth, air, fire and water
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Planet Earth. Four elements. One incredible story. Lonely Planet Kids' The Big Earth Book takes children on a rollercoaster ride through history, geography, science and more to show how four elements - earth, fire, air and water - created the world and everything that exists today. Amazing facts, photography and illustrations bring our planet and its past to life in an exciting, engaging way. Written by Mark Brake, a science writer and broadcaster who's worked for NASA, the BBC and the National Science Museum of Thailand, and created in consultation with Dr Mike Goldsmith, a research scientist and writer with a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Keele University in the UK. Highlights include: Earth: How the Earth was formed. The structure of the Earth. Plate tectonics and rocks. Earthquakes and volcanoes. Humans in the Stone Age. Hunter-gatherers and farming. Fossils and digging for treasure. DNA: the code of life Fire: Ingredients for fire. Fire and humans. The history of fire. The dangers of wildfire. The Great Fire of London. Gunpowder and fireworks. The combustion engine. Carbon and global warming Air: What's air made of? The Northern Lights. How animals learned to fly. Dinosaurs in the air. Birds and bats. The history of flight. Speech and language. Music and instruments. Weather and climate Water: The origins of water. Rivers and oceans. The water cycle. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Canals, bridges and dams. Exploring the seas. The age of exploration. Tsunamis and waterfalls
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brake, Mark
Dewey number
550
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Lonely Planet kids
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  • Electronic books
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth sciences
Target audience
juvenile
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The big Earth book : How our planet was shaped by earth, air, fire and water, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781787010833
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11997283
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11997283
System control number
MWT11997283
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The big Earth book : How our planet was shaped by earth, air, fire and water, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781787010833
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11997283
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11997283
System control number
MWT11997283
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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