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Books published by publisher Gloucester Pr

  • Future Energy and Resources

    Robin Kerrod

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, May 1, 1990)
    Discusses our dwindling energy sources and alternative sources of energy for the future
  • Origins of Life

    Linda Gamlin

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Feb. 1, 1989)
    Evolution is the topic discussed in a survey that covers the transition from water to land life, the Age of Reptiles, and the emergence of mammals, as well as genetics and heredity
  • The Planet Earth

    Dougal Dixon

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Feb. 1, 1989)
    Traces the earth's origins, discusses earthquakes and volcanoes, and looks at our climate, weather, oceans, lakes, rivers, wastelands, and influence on the planet
  • Salvage at Sea

    Ian Graham

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Sept. 1, 1990)
    Examines the enormous risks involved in salvage operations, both on the surface and below the water, and discusses the equipment used
  • Samurai Warriors

    Jenny Roberts, Tony Smith, Stephen Turnbull

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Feb. 1, 1990)
    Traces the history of Japan's feudal system and discusses the roles, functions, and duties of the samurai warriors
  • Forensic Detection

    Lionel Bender

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, )
  • Shapes and Solids

    Lakshmi Hewavisenti

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Oct. 1, 1991)
    Explains investigating and classifying various geometrical figures and how to rearrange them to demonstrate mass and volume. Includes activities.
  • Plants and Seeds

    John Stidworthy

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, Feb. 1, 1990)
    Text and microscopic photographs introduce various forms of plant life, their methods of reproduction, and their assimilation of nutrients
  • Nuclear Power Stations

    Kelvin Gosnell

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, April 1, 1992)
    Describes different types of nuclear reactors and discusses some safety concerns including disposal of spent fuel and decommissioning of nuclear power plants
  • Bouncing and Rolling

    Terry J. Jennings, David Anstey

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, April 1, 1988)
    Presents simple experiments and activities to demonstrate why some objects bounce and roll and others do not, why some balls bounce higher than others, how to measure balls, and how hard a rolling ball can push.
  • Genetic Engineering

    Nigel Hawkes

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, March 1, 1991)
    Examines the growing practice of altering genes for the purpose of curing disease and improving plants and animals, presenting both sides of this controversial issue
  • Greenhouse Effect

    Michael Bright

    Library Binding (Gloucester Pr, March 1, 1991)
    Describes the greenhouse effect, the gases that cause it, how it affects the environment, ways to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, and alternative, cleaner sources of energy