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The Resource Follow the link: a journey through transportation : from hot lava to a spy rocket, Tom Jackson, Nick Shepherd

Follow the link: a journey through transportation : from hot lava to a spy rocket, Tom Jackson, Nick Shepherd

Label
Follow the link: a journey through transportation : from hot lava to a spy rocket
Title
Follow the link: a journey through transportation
Title remainder
from hot lava to a spy rocket
Statement of responsibility
Tom Jackson, Nick Shepherd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follow The Link: A Journey Through Transportation takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge down the centuries. It explains how we figured out the way to unlock the materials found in nature and then put them to work to transport us wherever we want to go. Cold rocks were turned into hot metals, invisible forces were picked up by carved stone - and sand and soot were used to make the toughest spacecraft ever
Cataloging source
VAX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Tom
Dewey number
629.046 JAC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transportation
  • Transportation
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Follow the link: a journey through transportation : from hot lava to a spy rocket, Tom Jackson, Nick Shepherd
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Burning rocks -- In a cave -- Dark glass -- Making metals -- Accidental discoveries -- Bronze age legends -- Whirls to wheels -- High-speed travel -- The rise of iron -- Discovering magnets -- Compasses -- Henry the navigator -- The voyage of Columbus -- Dead reckoning -- Latitude -- Longitude -- Copper bottoms -- Mass production -- Steam power -- Taking to the air -- Ironclads and steam liners -- Going loco -- Inner fire -- Dreadnoughts -- Hitting the target -- Jet engines -- Rotor blades -- Stealth in the skies -- Spy satellites -- GPS navigation -- The space shuttle -- Tough tiles -- Super-jumbo vehicles -- Spy rockets -- An elevator to space -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
on1013532107
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9781609929565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1013532107
Label
Follow the link: a journey through transportation : from hot lava to a spy rocket, Tom Jackson, Nick Shepherd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Burning rocks -- In a cave -- Dark glass -- Making metals -- Accidental discoveries -- Bronze age legends -- Whirls to wheels -- High-speed travel -- The rise of iron -- Discovering magnets -- Compasses -- Henry the navigator -- The voyage of Columbus -- Dead reckoning -- Latitude -- Longitude -- Copper bottoms -- Mass production -- Steam power -- Taking to the air -- Ironclads and steam liners -- Going loco -- Inner fire -- Dreadnoughts -- Hitting the target -- Jet engines -- Rotor blades -- Stealth in the skies -- Spy satellites -- GPS navigation -- The space shuttle -- Tough tiles -- Super-jumbo vehicles -- Spy rockets -- An elevator to space -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
on1013532107
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9781609929565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1013532107

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