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The Clockmaker
The Clockmaker
Author: Peter Rees
BRAIN BANK: Did you know that sailors used to steer their ships using the stars, guesswork, and luck? Many ships were sunk and lives were lost because captains had no way of knowing exactly where they were. — English clockmaker John Harrison knew that the key to navigation lay in knowing the time at sea. The problem was that no clock had yet b...  more »
ISBN: 374944
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 24
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Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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