You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dirt

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dirt

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It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the discoveries and natural processes that we take for granted, from the humble vegetable to the big bang theory. Combining history with science, this series explains how natural phenomena have transformed our world.

Dirt: Waterlogged soil preserves anything buried in it. Tollund Man, a body found in a bog in Denmark, looks as if he is sleeping, when in fact he died 2,300 years ago.

THE FEATURES

. Full-color cartoon-style illustrations that make the books fun and attractive to reluctant readers

. A simple timeline providing an easily understood history of the subject

. Top Tips offer helpful advice on what you should or shouldn't do in a tricky situation

.How It Works callouts explain the science behind the technology

. You Can Do It! callouts describe a simple, safe experiment, or an action you can take to help make the world a better place

. A helpful glossary and index in each book

Publisher: [United States] : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2016.
Edition: A Franklin Watts library edition.
ISBN: 9780531224380
9780531214886
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bergin, Mark 1961-- Illustrator

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