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If ... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers /

by Smith, David J. (David Julian)[author.]; Adams, Steve[illustrator.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press , c. 2014Description: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781894786348; 1894786343.Subject(s): Astronomy -- Juvenile literature | World history -- Juvenile literature | Population -- Juvenile literature | Natural resources -- Juvenile literature | Natural history -- Juvenile literature | Astronomy | World history | Population | Natural history
Contents:
If ... -- Our galaxy -- The planets -- History of Earth -- Life on Earth -- Events of the last 3000 years -- Inventions through time -- Inventions of the last 1000 years -- The continents -- Water -- Species of living things -- Money -- Energy -- Life expectancy -- Population -- Food -- Your life -- A note for parents and teachers.
Awards: Book Award: CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award Finalist, 2015Summary: Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls). List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Διατροφή
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Includes bibliographical references (page 40).

If ... -- Our galaxy -- The planets -- History of Earth -- Life on Earth -- Events of the last 3000 years -- Inventions through time -- Inventions of the last 1000 years -- The continents -- Water -- Species of living things -- Money -- Energy -- Life expectancy -- Population -- Food -- Your life -- A note for parents and teachers.

Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls).

Ages 8 +

Book Award: CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award Finalist, 2015

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