A History of Time

A History of Time

by Paul Bennett
     
 
We are all guilty of taking clocks and watches for granted, but inquisitive young readers are more likely to ask questions such as why we have seven days in a week, not five or ten, or what would happen if time just stopped? A History of Time takes up questions like this and traces human understanding of the nature of time and how it affects our lives. Short,

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We are all guilty of taking clocks and watches for granted, but inquisitive young readers are more likely to ask questions such as why we have seven days in a week, not five or ten, or what would happen if time just stopped? A History of Time takes up questions like this and traces human understanding of the nature of time and how it affects our lives. Short, intriguing chronicles examine the clocks of yesterday and today. A wealth of photos puts abstract ideas into easy-to-understand, concrete form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836862898
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
From Past to Present Series
Pages:
36
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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