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The Resource About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak

About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak

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About time : a first look at time and clocks
Title
About time
Title remainder
a first look at time and clocks
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce Koscielniak
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the concept of time and how it has been measured throughout history, using water clocks, sundials, calendars, and atomic vibrations. There was a time when time itself was undefined-no one knew the difference between a minute, an hour, or a day. Then people started creating tools to measure time. First they used the big stuff around them--the sun, the moon, water. Soon after, using the knowledge they got from their natural time-telling tools, people began to build clocks--huge clocks unlike the ones we use today. They also used their knowledge of the sun and moon to create calendars made up of months and years. Now, centuries later, we have clocks all around us. We can easily figure out how long a month is. But it took many years of tinkering and inventing to perfect the art of telling time. You could take a few moments now to read all about time. If you have a minute, that is
Summary
Describes the concept of time and how it has been measured throughout history, using water clocks, sundials, calendars, and atomic vibrations
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183317
Cataloging source
DLC
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Koscielniak, Bruce
Dewey number
529.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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1200
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 5
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True
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  • Time
  • Time measurements
  • Time
  • Time measurements
Target audience
juvenile
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a first look at time and clocks
Label
About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm051/2003017469.html
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Publication
Control code
ocm53183734
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9780618396689
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2003017469
Other control number
9780618396689
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-9815
Label
About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm051/2003017469.html
Publication
Control code
ocm53183734
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9780618396689
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2003017469
Other control number
9780618396689
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-9815
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