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Title:
From sand to glass
Author:
Knudsen, Shannon, 1971-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
24 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Summary:
Briefly introduces the process by which glass is made from sand.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The rocks are removed -- The sand is washed -- A train moves the sand -- A machine mixes the sand -- Used glass is added -- Cars move the mix -- The mix is melted -- The glass is shaped -- The glass is cut -- Look out the window.
Reading Level:
280 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.2 0.5 77054.

Reading Counts RC K-2 1.5 1 Quiz: 36175 Guided reading level: J.
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ISBN:
9780822509455
Format :
Book

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Central Library TP857.3 .Z46 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area
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Summary

How is glass made?Sand is loaded onto trucks and taken to a factory to be cleaned, mixed with soda, limestone, and broken glass, and melted in a furnace.Once it's melted, the liquid glass is poured into a large flat shape and cut into smaller pieces to make things like windows.


Table of Contents

Machines dig up sandp. 4
The sand is movedp. 6
The sand is dumpedp. 8
A train moves the sandp. 10
A machine mixes the sandp. 12
Used glass is addedp. 14
The mix is meltedp. 16
The glass is shapedp. 18
The glass is cutp. 20
Look out the windowp. 22
Glossaryp. 24
Indexp. 24

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