Material Matters - Glass

Material Matters - Glass
Author: Terry Jennings
Publisher: Chrysalis Children's Books, United Kingdom (2003)

Look around you. All the things that we build, that we travel in, that we use in our homes, schools and workplaces ... just about everything is made from materials that we dif out of the ground or get from the plants growing there.

This colourful and informative book introduces young readers to one of these important materials - glass. It explains what glass is, how it is formed, and how it is used to make bottles, jarsm windows, mirrors, and lenses. It shows clearly just how improtant glass is to the world we live in.

Topics include:
* Using glass
* Early glass
* Making glass today
* Glass blowing
* Glass jars
* Glass for decoration
* Safer glass
* Lenses
* Mirrors
* Fibreglass
* Recycling glass
* Do it yourself
* Glossary

Hardcover, 32 pages (new)
NZ$ 10.00
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