Bottles and Jars

Bottles and Jars

by Wendy Blaxland


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Each book in How Are They Made? series looks at the production of an everyday item, from raw materials to finished item. Each book also explores:

the history of the item

packaging, marketing, advertising, and distribution

small-and large-scale manufacture and the environmental impacts of the manufacturing process.

Special Features

Special text and visual text features include:

simple, easy-to-follow flowcharts showing production stages

a timeline exploring the development of the item over time

a world map showing where the raw materials are sourced, and where the item is produced

"Guess What!" and "Question & Answer" fun fact boxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761447528
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: Cavendish Square How Are They Made? Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.04(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

From Raw Materials to Products 4

The History of Bottles and Jars 6

What Are Bottles and Jars Made From? 8

Bottle and Jar Design 10

From Glass and Plastic to Bottles and Jars 12

Raw Materials for Bottles and Jars 14

Stage 1 Making Glass and Plastic 16

Stage 2 Forming Bottles and Jars 18

Stage 3 Finishing Bottles and Jars 20

Packaging and Distribution 22

Marketing and Advertising 24

Production of Bottles and Jars 26

Bottles and Jars and the Environment 28

Questions to Think About 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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