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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

Label
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
Creator
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. Time to read a book. Time to wash dishes. Time to do this or that. You say things like this every day, all the time. But 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koscielniak, Bruce
Dewey number
529.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1200
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QB209.5
LC item number
.K67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time
  • Time measurements
  • Time
  • Time measurements
Target audience
juvenile
Label
About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53183734
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780618396689
Lccn
2003017469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618396689
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53183734
  • (Sirsi) a841225
Label
About time : a first look at time and clocks, by Bruce Koscielniak
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53183734
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780618396689
Lccn
2003017469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618396689
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53183734
  • (Sirsi) a841225

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