WorldCat Identities

Whyman, Kathryn

Overview
Works: 42 works in 274 publications in 3 languages and 7,991 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Kathryn Whyman
Light and lasers by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the properties of light and the production and uses of lenses and lasers. Includes instructions for making a periscope
The animal kingdom : a guide to vertebrate classification and biodiversity by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the similarities and differences between the five classes of vertebrates, or animals with backbones: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Electricity and magnetism by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how electricity and magnetism are closely related and how together they produce the electric current that we use every day to provide heat, light, and power
Rainbows to lasers by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical properties of light, discussing such aspects of light as color, shadows, reflection, refraction, lenses, lasers and phytosynthesis. Includes experiments and projects
Forces in action by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how natural, elastic, and centripetal forces cause changes in the shape and direction of things
Sparks to power stations by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents basic scientific concepts related to electricity. Includes "hands on" experiments using simple equipment
Solar system by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the solar system including information on the sun, moons, planets and stars. Also includes instructions for making a solar system mobile
Heat and energy by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and French and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how heat makes things expand and how energy changes from one form to another
Wood by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how wood is processed into familiar products after the trees are cut down
Rocks and minerals by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how rocks and minerals are formed, mined, and processed
Structures and materials by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the strength of the bonds which hold materials together, and the significance of these bonds in modern manufacturing and building
Plastics by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to plastics, the various kinds, how they are made, their uses, and their advantages and disadvantages
Textiles by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how fabrics are produced including silk, wool, and man-made fibers. Covers spinning, weaving, knitting, printing and dyeing
Metals and alloys by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how metals and alloys are made and processed into the products we use
Living things by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how living things survive in different environments, cope with changes taking place around them, and depend on each other for survival
Everyday chemicals by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at what chemicals are, how chemical reactions take place, and how they play a part in everyday life
Chemical changes by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the properties and uses of chemicals, how a solid changes to a liquid or gas, and how chemicals combine to make substances we use every day
Metals and the environment by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how metals are made from the Earth's minerals, the many different ways metals are used, and how the environment is affected by the extraction and refining of metals and their nonbiodegradable end-products. Metals are used to build a multitude of things, from cars and electric cables to bicycles, bridges, and jewelry. Metals are one of our most important resources
Wood and the environment by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the impact that wood harvesting has on the environment and the importance on managing forests successfully so that we do not run out of wood in the future. Wood is one of our oldest natural resources. Woodlands and forests cover about one-fifth of the earth's surface. We use wood to make buildings, boats, furniture, carvings, paper, and many other useful substances. This book looks at the impact that wood harvesting and processing has on the environment and the importance of managing forests successfully so that we do not run out of wood in the future
Plastics and the environment by Kathryn Whyman( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how plastics are made, and the importance of recycling and reusing plastics. Plastics are everywhere. We have thousands of uses for plastics. Cars, computers, clothes, toys, and packaging are just some of the uses. Plastics play a vital part in our everyday lives. Not all plastics can be recycled, which causes waste problems and pollution. This book looks at how plastics are made, and the environmental importance of recycling and reusing plastics
 
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The animal kingdom : a guide to vertebrate classification and biodiversity
Alternative Names
Whyman, Kate

كاثرين وايمان

Languages
English (172)

French (34)

Spanish (7)

Covers
The animal kingdom : a guide to vertebrate classification and biodiversityElectricity and magnetismForces in actionSolar systemHeat and energyWoodRocks and mineralsStructures and materials