was making up to remind himself
what things were made of.
that grow in the forest.
that’s found in the hills.
that is dug from the fields.
about where metal came from.
ground, said Uncle Bearing.
let’s dig a big hole.
Uncle Bearing was digging out he
began humming to himself a little
what we have found,
looking for metal
deep in the ground,
pink rocks, blue rocks,
yellow rocks, green,
metal’s the only thing
we have not seen.
pile of rocks
rocks he had.
Bearing. That is what we call, Ore.
the rocks. Let us go and find a...
Uncle Bearing. Inside there the
the rocks get much hotter than
red hot, they get...
melts the metal inside the rock. When that happens the metal
turns liquid and forms a pool at the bottom of the furnace.
the plug out from the side of the furnace and let the
liquid metal come out.
of the furnace and ran into
channels made in the sand in
the floor at the side of the
Cam, it is a good job
we were a long way
When it is cold like it is now, he said, we have the raw metal
which can be turned into your car, knives, forks, even tin cans.
have to make up a new rhyme.
A mason works stone,
a builder likes bricks,
But the foundry man
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