Gold: From Greek Myth to Computer Chips (Material World Series)
The ancient Egyptians and Sumerians were among the first to value gold and to use it to make jewelry and decorative objects. Later, during the second millennium B.C., gold became valued as a medium of exchange. In Gold: From Greek Myth to Computer Chips, Kassinger covers the history of gold from early times to the present. She also relates some of the myths associated with this precious metal and explains the science behind its use.
|Lexile ® Measure
|Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18
|Lerner Publishing Group