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The Secret of Everyday Things by  Jean Henri Fabre

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The Secret of Everyday Things
by Jean Henri Fabre
Fascinating conversations with Uncle Paul reveal the mysteries behind the dyeing and weaving of cloth, the lighting and heating of homes, the processing involved in bringing oil, coffee, tea, spices, and other foodstuffs to the table, and the power of water in all its manifestations. Excellent as follow-on to The Story Book of Science.  Ages 11-14
387 pages $14.95   

 

 

Index


Air
Air (continued)
Ashes—Potash
The Atmosphere
Bread
Calico
Chestnuts
Chocolate
Clothing
Coal and Coal-Gas
Codfish
Coffee
Combustion
Distillation
Double Boiler
Dyeing and Printing
Dyestuffs
Evaporation
Fire
Flax and Hemp
Flies
The Force of Steam
Germs
Glass
The Grist Mill
Heat-Conduction
Heating
Human Habitations
Humidity in the Atmosphere
Ice
Impure Air
Iron
Kerosene Oil
Light
Lighting
Little Pests
Matches
Moths
Napery
Needles
Olive Oil
Other Wheat Products
Pebbles
Pins
Pottery
Rain
Rice
Rust
Salt
Silk
Snow
Soap
Sound
Sound (continued)
Spices
Strange Uses of Starch
Sugar
Tea
Thread
The Three States of Matter
Tin-Plating
Vinegar
Water
Water (continuation)
Weaving
Wood and Charcoal
Wool
Woolen Cloth

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