Icecaps to Glaciers

Icecaps to Glaciers

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Description

Part of a series which aims to get children to enjoy practical science and appreciate its relevance to everyday life. The books link basic science concepts with geography. Each title introduces a major topic through simple experiments and projects which can be done at home or school. This book examines the formation of ice and snow, their occurrence in different parts of the world and their impact on man. It concludes with an exploration of climatic changes in recent times and in the future.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 221 x 293mm | 364g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Franklin Watts Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs, diagrams, maps, glossary, index
  • 0749609435
  • 9780749609436

Table of contents

The cold world; Ice Ages; ice caps; continental glaciers; frozen land; valley glaciers; features of mountain glaciation; glacial transport; meltwater; glacial lakes; climate change and pollution; measuring the ice; Antarctica protected for science.show more