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  • Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Description: 56 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 1200

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780618581313 (hardcover)
  • 0618581316 (hardcover)



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Tracking trash : flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion

by Burns, Loree Griffin.

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Call number: Y 551.462 Bu

Available Copies: Downtown Youth

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Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.

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Very well-written and engaging. I especially like that it shows how scientists often shape their research around unexpected observations, rather than some strictly defined "scientific method."

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