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    From the Big Bang to Electricity (Mixed media product) By (author) Clare Best

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    DescriptionThis is one of a series in which each book contains flaps and fold-outs, and is accompanied by a sheet of reusable stickers. Focusing on the nature of energy, this book looks at all its forms, and its sources, from coal and water to nuclear and non-polluting energies. It describes what the universe was like at the time of the Big Bang, the role of the sun in photosynthesis, and how windmills and watermills work. The book follows the first energy used by man, and takes readers through the technical evolution, the invention of the steam engine, the first light bulb, the discovery of nuclear energy, and the growing use of recyclable energies. Special effects include a transparent page which allows readers to enter a greenhouse and discover beautiful plants, vibrating photographs, and a feather to show static electricity.


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    Title
    From the Big Bang to Electricity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Clare Best
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 46
    Width: 207 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Weight: 448 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856972840
    ISBN 10: 1856972844
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.2
    BIC subject category V2: YBGP, YQT
    BIC E4L: NF7+
    BIC subject category V2: YBGS
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHJ
    BIC subject category V2: YQSP
    DC20: 531.6
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF061000, JNF051140, JNF001000
    Thema V1.0: YBG, YPMP5, YPMT
    Illustrations note
    colour photographs and illustrations throughout, glossary, index
    Publisher
    Pan MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Kingfisher Books Ltd
    Publication date
    24 October 1994
    Publication City/Country
    London