Tools of Timekeeping A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Telling Time by Linda Formichelli, W. Eric Martin
  

Tools of Timekeeping A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Telling Time

Written by Linda Formichelli, W. Eric Martin
Illustrated by

RRP £14.50

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Tools of Timekeeping A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Telling Time by Linda Formichelli, W. Eric Martin

Children will learn all about inventions: their inventors, the way they changed history, and their evolution over centuries, through the activities and anecdotes provided in this interactive series. From ancient civilisation's earliest calendars and shadow clocks to the atomic clocks of today, the history of time measurement emerges in this interactive guide. The study of the evolution of timekeeping devices and the inventors of calendars and clocks is included and loaded with interesting facts and trivia. Fifteen hands-on activities help demonstrate humans' changing relationship with time over the centuries.

Reviews

A fascinating glimpse into humanity's efforts to tame time. -- YES Mag: The Science Magazine for Adventurous Minds

About the Author

Linda Formichelli is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in several youth and science publications including Ack!, Delta Education, Odyssey, Yes, and Zillions. She is the author of Renegade Writer and Becoming a Personal Trainer for Dummies. She lives in Blackstone, Massachusetts. W. Eric Martin has written articles for more than 50 publications and has provided dictionary entries for Thomson Gale's World of Computer Science. He lives in Blackstone, Massachusetts.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
137 pages

Author

Linda Formichelli, W. Eric Martin
More books by Linda Formichelli, W. Eric Martin

Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st July 2005

ISBN

9780972202671


Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools