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Dirt
     

Dirt

by Nancy Woodman
 

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This informative picture book describes the sediments and layers that make up dirt and explains how dirt supports all life on Earth.

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This informative picture book describes the sediments and layers that make up dirt and explains how dirt supports all life on Earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426300899
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
05/08/2007
Series:
Jump Into Science Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
344,170
Product dimensions:
10.72(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile:
AD840L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Stephen M. Tomecek (a.k.a. "The Dirtmeister®") is the Executive Director and founder of Science Plus, Inc. Steve began his professional career as a geologist (yes, he's a real scientist!). The title "Dirtmeister" was hung on him over 20 years ago by his students at the New York Botanical Gardens where he taught courses in soil science. He served as the Associate Director for the Science Museum of Long Island and as the Science Program Supervisor for the New York Hall of Science. He currently serves as a writer and science consultant for the National Geographic Society, Scholastic, Inc, and Chelsea House. In the past he has written and has helped to develop web sites for Discovery Communications, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and Los Alamos Labs. Steve has written over 45 nonfiction books for both teachers and kids.

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