WorldCat Identities

Lampton, Christopher

Overview
Works: 102 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 24,701 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL83, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Lampton
Endangered species by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what species are, how they become extinct, and the effect of extinction on the ecology, and surveys endangered species of plants and animals and possible solutions
Thomas Alva Edison by Christopher Lampton( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and contributions of the famous inventor whose inventions such as the electric light bulb and phonograph helped change the world
Home page : an introduction to Web page design by Christopher Lampton( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on how to design home pages on the World Wide Web using an ordinary computer and a text editor
DNA and the creation of new life by Christopher Lampton( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses new techniques of synthesizing and isolating specific sequences in nuclear acids, and the possible results from including these sequences in cells
Wernher von Braun by Christopher Lampton( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and achievements of German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun from his childhood dreams of human interplanetary travel to their realization as von Braun became a prominent figure in modern rocketry
Black holes and other secrets of the universe by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses black holes, what they are, why they exist, and the possible consequences they pose for our universe
The sun by Christopher Lampton( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the formation, composition, and movement of the sun and explains the importance of this star to life on Earth
Volcano by Christopher Lampton( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates four types of volcanoes, explains what causes eruptions and how lava enriches the soil. Includes an interesting description of the development of a volcano
Earthquake by Christopher Lampton( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic presentation of the causes and results of earthquakes, including research methods scientists employ as they investigate the origin, nature and control of this force
Computer languages by Christopher Lampton( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces computer programming languages including FORTRAN, COBOL, BASIC, PASCAL, and LOGO
Star Wars by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the satellites and lasers to be used in the Strategic Defense Iniative and explains how they function. Also discusses the controversy surrounding space weapons research
Hurricane by Christopher Lampton( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a hurricane experience and its destruction. Explains how the weather bureau can detect, measure, predict and warn people about a hurricane experience. Discusses the means of protecting oneself
Endangered species by Karin Vergoth( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what species are, how they become extinct, and the effect of extinction on the ecology, and surveys endangered species of plants and animals and possible solutions
DNA fingerprinting by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the procedures and uses of DNA fingerprinting as a method of identification in forensic science
The World Wide Web by Christopher Lampton( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to home-page design and the World Wide Web. Explains the history and uses of the World Wide Web and develops such skills as navigating the Web and locating sites of interest using search engines and Web indexes
Tornado by Christopher Lampton( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The terror of tornadoes unfolds with this account of the most devastating natural phenomenon in the world. Includes precautions
New theories on the dinosaurs by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses new theories on the nature of dinosaurs and how they came to be extinct, and details some of the research that has provided the information we have on these prehistoric creatures
Stars and planets by Christopher Lampton( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the stars, planets, and smaller objects in the universe and discusses space exploration, unidentified flying objects, and our future in space
Planet earth by Christopher Lampton( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planet Earth as it exists today, explaining how it came into being and how it has evolved through the interplay of air, water, rock, and living things
Forest fire by Christopher Lampton( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what causes forest fires, how they are detected, techniques used to put them out and the damage that is done. Reexamines sometimes beneficial effects on plant and animal life
 
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Alternative Names
Lampton, Chris

Lampton, Christopher 1950-

Lampton, Christopher (Christopher F.), 1950-

Languages
English (44)

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