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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   

 

 

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Front Matter


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

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