General Science by Bertha May Clark

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Author Clark, Bertha May, 1880-
LoC No. 12009543
Title General Science
Contents Heat -- Temperature and heat -- Other facts about heat -- Burning or oxidation -- Food -- Water -- Air -- General properties of gases -- Invisible objects -- Light -- Refraction -- Photography -- Color -- Heat and light as companions -- Artificial lighting -- Man's way of helping himself -- The power behind the engine -- Pumps and their value to man -- The water problem of a large city -- Man's conquest of substances -- Fermentation -- Bleaching -- Dyeing -- Chemicals as disinfectants and preservatives -- Drugs and patent medicines -- Nitrogen and its relation to plants -- Sound -- Musical instruments -- Speaking and hearing -- Electricity -- Some uses of electricity -- Modern electrical inventions -- Magnets and currents -- How electricity may be measured -- How electricity is obtained on a large scale.
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Language English
LoC Class Q: Science
Subject Science
Category Text
EBook-No. 16593
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 12, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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