A drop of water

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Scholastic,
Pub. Date:
1996.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
870L
Fountas & Pinnell:
S
Description
The most spectacular photographs ever created on the subject of water appear in this unique science book by Walter Wick. The camera stops the action and magnifies it so that all the amazing states of water can be observed -- water as ice, rainbow, steam, frost, dew. Readers can examine a drop of water as it falls from a faucet, see a drop of water as it splashes on a hard surface, count the points of an actual snowflake, and contemplate how drops of water form clouds. Evaporation, condensation, capillary, attraction, and surface tension are explained through simple text and illustrated by pictures that reveal water in its many awesome transformations. The last pages of the book feature experiments that welcome the reader into the world of scientific investigation. In A Drop of Water, Walter Wick embraces two disciplines, art and science, and stimulates the reader as aesthetic and scientific observer.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780590221979
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
870L
Fountas & Pinnell:
S
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d7d8366e-e645-9b3a-3d7b-b05cf2067b57
Full title drop of water
Author wick walter
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-18 04:36:41AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 04:51:29AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.8
author Wick, Walter.
author_display Wick, Walter
available_at_aacpl Crofton Library, Maryland City at Russett Library
collection_aacpl JUVENILE
detailed_location_aacpl Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction, Crofton Library - Children's Nonfiction, Glen Burnie Library - Children's Nonfiction, Maryland City at Russett Library - Children's Nonfiction
display_description Describes the origins, characteristics, and uses of water.
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
fountas_pinnell S
id d7d8366e-e645-9b3a-3d7b-b05cf2067b57
isbn 9780590221979
item_details ils:a118305|31997067996462|Crofton Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 546.22 W|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Feb 26, 2018|CRO||, ils:a118305|31997067996660|Maryland City at Russett Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 546.22 W|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 17, 2016|MDC||, ils:a118305|31997067996728|Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 546.22 W|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|May 17, 2018|BDN||, ils:a118305|31997067996751|Glen Burnie Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 546.22 W|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|May 11, 2018|NCO||
itype_aacpl Children's Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-05-25T08:51:29.453Z
lexile_score 870
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl J 546.22 W
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Broadneck Library, Crofton Library, Glen Burnie Library, Maryland City at Russett Library
primary_isbn 9780590221979
publishDate 1996
record_details ils:a118305|Book|Books||English|Scholastic,|1996.|p. cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a118305|31997067996462|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a118305|31997067996660|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a118305|31997067996728|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a118305|31997067996751|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||
series Journeys 2014
subject_facet Water -- Juvenile literature
title_display A drop of water
title_full A drop of water / by Walter Wick
title_short A drop of water
topic_facet Water