Just a second: A different way to look at time by Steve Jenkins

Book title:Just a second: A different way to look at time

Author: Steve Jenkins

Bibliographic entry Jenkins, S. (2011). Just a second: A different way to look at time. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Description  Jenkins provides infographic style pictures that focus on time: the history of time, comparisons with examples of different lengths of time starting with microcosmic examples and moving to the macrocosm of the universe.
Reaction  As with all infographics, the visuals say as much as the text.  Highly interesting and very accessible to readers of all ages.
Recommended age level Primary to intermediate
Subjects/themes  Time, history, science, nature, math
Curriculum connections Science: assess the impact of various forces on society and the environmentMath: estimate, measure, and record length, perimeter, area, mass, capacity, time, and temperature, using non-standard units and standard units

 

Awards  Voted 1 of the best books of 2011 by brainpickings.org
Miscellaneous Non-fiction picture book

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