All the Year Round: A Nature Reader - Vol. 2

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4. WHAT BECOMES OF THE SHELLS.

I AM a shell. My home is in the great ocean. Our family is a very large one; much larger than your father's family, for I have thousands of brothers and sisters.

Some of my relatives are so very small that you could not see them without a microscope: others are very large.

Many of the little animals living in us are killed.

What do you think happens to the shell houses?

The great waves wash part of us up on the beach, but others sink to the bottom of the ocean.

The great rivers that flow into the ocean, bring mud and sand with them. This mud settles to the bottom with the shells.

Have you ever seen my home, the great ocean?

Try to think how many of the lakes you have seen it would take to make this great body of water, and how heavy it must be.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Note to the Teacher. iii
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Winter. 1
  • Winter. 3
  • 2. the Coral. 5
  • 3. the Coral Reefs 7
  • 4. What Becomes of the Shells. 9
  • The Fossils. 11
  • 6. Testing to Find Lime. 13
  • 7. Quartz. 17
  • 8. How the Sand Became Sandstone. 19
  • 9. a Story About Glass. 21
  • 10- the Travels of the King's Window Panes. 23
  • 11: The Starfish. 25
  • 12. the Sea-Urchin. 27
  • 13. the Oyster. 30
  • 14. the Sponge. 33
  • 15. the Coal Forests. 35
  • 16. Coal Mining. 38
  • 17. the Evergreens. 42
  • 18. the Pines. 44
  • 19. the Discontented Pine. 46
  • 20. the Fir Tree. 50
  • 21. the Little Fir Trees. 56
  • 22. the Eskimo. 59
  • 23. the Eskimo. 64
  • 24. the Seal 67
  • 25. Hunting Seals. 69
  • 26. Hassan. 71
  • 27. the Camel. 74
  • 28: The Palms 76
  • 29. the Palm Tree. 79
  • 30. Black Hawk. 81
  • 31. Hiawatha's Childhood. 84
  • 32. Hiawatha's First Deer. 86
  • 33. Vapor. 88
  • 34. Clouds. 91
  • 35. Rain. 93
  • 36. Dew. 94
  • 37. Frost Pictures. 96
  • 38. Little Jack Frost. 98
  • 39. the Little White Fairies. 100
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