WorldCat Identities

Rickard, Graham

Overview
Works: 40 works in 128 publications in 2 languages and 6,937 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TJ820, 621.45
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Graham Rickard
Solar energy by Graham Rickard( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the Sun, which is the ultimate source of all energy on earth, can be used to provide electricity and power. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Wind energy by Graham Rickard( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses how today's modern wind turbines have developed from the windmills of the past and how technology relating to wind power continues to develop." -- T.p. verso
Water energy by Graham Rickard( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the resurgence of water power, one of the oldest forms of alternative energy, and ways of using water as energy
Geothermal energy by Graham Rickard( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how geothermal energy, natural heat from inside the earth, can be used as a source of heat or to provide electricity. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The Chernobyl catastrophe by Graham Rickard( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events and aftermath of the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl and discusses its long term effects and the future implications for nuclear power plants
Norman castles by Graham Rickard( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple history of Norman castles describing their origins, how they were built, the defense of the castles, and daily life within the castle walls
Building homes by Graham Rickard( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people in different parts of the world build their homes using local materials available to them
Bridges by Graham Rickard( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of bridges, famous and unusual bridges, and bridge design and construction
Prisons and punishment by Graham Rickard( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how methods of punishment have changed through the ages, current methods of punishment such as fines and prison sentences, and likely future developments
Homes in space by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people live in space now and may in the future
Mobile homes by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in a variety of mobile homes, including circus caravans, tents, trailers, and houseboats
Oil by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how oil is obtained, refined, and used for fuel and for making everyday products. Also explores related environmental issues and includes some projects
Canals by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of canals, how they are built, and their uses. Also describes famous canals such as the Panama Canal and Suez Canal
Tunnels by Graham Rickard( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of tunnels, the techniques used in building them, and their many uses
Spotlight on diamonds by Graham Rickard( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the mining of diamonds and their processing for industrial use or as jewelry
How places got their names by Graham Rickard( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories behind the naming of seventy places all over the world, from Adelaide and Africa to Washington and Zimbabwe
Helicopters by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, functions, and future of helicopters
Bricks by Graham Rickard( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how this common building material is made and used
Tractors by Graham Rickard( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the use of tractors in agriculture, discussing the development and operation of tractors through the years, and how the machine has changed farming
Spacecraft by Graham Rickard( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of spacecraft from the first satellite to the space shuttle, describing rockets and moon landings, how satellites affect our lives, and the latest space probes which are sending back information about unknown stars and planets
 
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.17 for Spotlight ... to 0.40 for Oil / ...)

Languages
English (73)

Dutch (8)