Water (DK Eyewitness Books)

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The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
Water dives into every aspect of Earth's most precious resource-its chemical properties, its movement around the planet, and why it is essential for all life.
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Overview

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
Water dives into every aspect of Earth's most precious resource-its chemical properties, its movement around the planet, and why it is essential for all life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756645380
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/30/2009
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 1,165,095
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Watery world 6

Water and history 8

What is water? 10

Fresh and saltwater 12

Light, sound, and pressure 14

Oceans and seas 16

Ocean layers and currents 18

Waves and tides 20

Water and weather 22

The water cycle 24

Water and climate 26

Drought and flood 28

Erosion and weathering 30

Streams and rivers 32

Lakes and swamps 34

Hidden water 36

Frozen water 38

Water of life 40

Living in water 42

Roots and leaves 44

Living on dry land 46

Water in your body 48

Water and health 50

Water supply 52

Farms and factories 54

Fishing and fish farming 56

Water power 58

Water conflict 60

Water in the future 62

Access and consumption 64

Timeline 66

Find out more 69

Glossary 70

Index 72

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