|aHuntington Beach, CA :|bTeacher Created Materials,|c.
|a32 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c23 cm.
|a"Smithsonian" -- Cover.
|aA clear view through glass -- The origins of glass -- Glass and scientific exploration -- A variety of vessels -- From lab to kitchen -- Innovations in scientific glass -- Steam challenge.
|aThe unique properties of glass make it the perfect material for science. It has been used in laboratories for centuries. Glass containers such as test tubes and Petri dishes help scientists do important research. Learn how glass has played such a huge role in scientific exploration--|cProvided by publisher.
|aScientific apparatus and instruments|xMaterials|vJuvenile literature.