The Drop in My Drink
The Story of Water on Our PlanetBook - 1998
Water is a part of your everyday life. But when you fill a glass with water, did you ever stop to wonder where it comes from? Water was present during the Earth's dramatic formation billions of years ago. It has carved out canyons and worn away coastlines. It has spent thousands of years at the bottom of an ancient sea, and traveled for just a few hours as vapor in a cloud. It has been part of millions of organisms over time. including a worm, a Tyrannosaurus rex, even an Egyptian princess. In this engaging science picture book, water takes on fascinating new significance as readers discover the amazing complexity of a substance so familiar that it's often taken for granted. Includes a detailed depiction of water cycles, amazing facts about water, plus important environmental information.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c1998
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm