The Nature and Science of Reflections (Exploring the Science of Nature) by Burton, Jane.

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Published by Gareth Stevens Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Reflection (Optics),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Science,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Science & Technology - Physics,
  • Science & Nature - Physics,
  • Optics,
  • General

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8202513M
ISBN 100836821947
ISBN 109780836821949
OCLC/WorldCa44468826

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