About Time

Author: Bruce Koscielniak
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544128907
Size: 13.84 MB
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“[An] impressive history of timekeeping.”—Horn Book Bruce Koscielniak, in this Common Core text exemplar, tells the intriguing story of the many years spent tinkering and inventing to perfect the art of telling time.

The Story Of Time And Clocks

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Evans Brothers Limited
ISBN: 9780195213263
Size: 54.99 MB
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Discusses time and various ways it has been measured, by both calendars and clocks.

The Story Of Writing

Author: Carol Donoughue
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554073061
Size: 58.93 MB
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Provides a compelling story of how writing was invented, how it developed over the centuries, how it has changed people's lives over time, and what it means in today's cultures.

The Story Of Time

Author: Nita Berry
Publisher: Children's Book Trust
ISBN: 9788170118916
Size: 15.73 MB
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A World Without Time! It Would Be A Chaotic Place To Live In. Man Has Been Trying Ever To Reckon Time. From Shadow Sticks To Sundials To Water-Clocks To The Present Day Clocks, It Is Indeed The Story Of Time.

Clocks And More Clocks

Author: Pat Hutchins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481410725
Size: 34.30 MB
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When the hall clock reads twenty minutes past four, the attic clock reads twenty-three minutes past four, the kitchen clock reads twenty-five minutes past four, and the bedroom clock reads twenty-six minutes past four, what should Mr. ...

Empires Of Time

Author: Anthony F. Aveni
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781860646027
Size: 76.87 MB
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Humanity has always felt a powerful need to impose scale and order on that most elusive and transient of elements: time. But what ends do our clocks and calenders really serve?

Telling Tales Over Time

Author: Joel Weiss
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 946209263X
Size: 26.41 MB
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Quoting David Berliner in his Foreword: “ this is an opportune time for these authors to bring us insights into the reasons we in North America created our public school systems, and how the chrono-curriculum influences those systems.

The Global Transformation Of Time

Author: Vanessa Ogle
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674737024
Size: 78.81 MB
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Vanessa Ogle’s chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced.

From Candle To Quartz Clock

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780237515348
Size: 69.75 MB
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The Signs of the Times series explores the development of systems of recording and measuring, from the first forms of writing and the earliest calendars, to the latest in calculators and quartz clocks.