- Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Description: 56 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 1200
- 9780618581313 (hardcover)
- 0618581316 (hardcover)
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Tracking trash : flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion
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Call number: Y 551.462 Bu
Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.
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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