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The Secret of Everyday Things: Unabridged

8 hours


The Secret of Everyday Things by Jean-Henri Fabre provides simple explanations for children about basic materials, their use and impacts.


Thread Pins Needles Silk Wool Flax and Hemp Weaving Woolen Cloth Moths Napery Calico Dyeing and Printing Dyestuffs Heat-Conduction Human Habitations Clothing Ashes—Potash Soap Fire Matches Wood and Charcoal Coal and Coal-Gas Combustion Heating Lighting Kerosene Oil Glass Iron Rust Tin-Plating Pottery Coffee Sugar Tea Chocolate Spices Salt Olive Oil Double Boiler Little Pests Flies The Three States of Matter Distillation Water Vinegar The Grist Mill Bread Other Wheat Products Strange Uses of Starch Rice Chestnuts Codfish Air Impure Air Germs The Atmosphere Evaporation Humidity in the Atmosphere Rain Snow Ice Pebbles The Force of Steam Sound Light

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