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Title:
A world of information / James Brown & Richard Platt.
Call Number:
j031.02 BRO
Publication Date:
2017.
Edition:
First U.S. edition
Publisher:
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, 2017.
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 39 cm
Contents:
Different types of knots -- Cloud classification -- The solar system -- Anatomy of type -- The human skeleton -- Spelling, Morse, and semaphore alphabets -- Atomic structure -- The golden ratio & the Fibonacci sequence -- Music notation -- The anatomy of a bicycle -- The structure & atmosphere of planet Earth -- Greek alphabet -- Screws & nails -- Impossible shapes -- Time zones & tectonic plates -- The human eye -- Ship's watch schedule & international code of signals -- Flight -- Solstices and equinoxes -- Rivers -- Periodic table of the elements -- Pencils & brushes for the artist and designer -- The phases of the moon -- Organs of the body -- Regular polygons -- The layout of an orchestra -- Neap & spring tides -- Roman numerals -- The Mohs scale of mineral hardness -- International Organization for Standardization paper sizes.
Summary:
Facts and figures for the curious reader. Covers more than 30 fascinating "general knowledge" topics, including shapes, tides, the solar system, and the periodic table.
Contributors:
Horizon Bib Number:
1830390
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