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Mistakes That Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!

Mistakes that Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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"Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? Sandwiches came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. Potato chips were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have [interesting] stories behind them, too"--

Mistakes that Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty and velcro.

Mistakes that Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!

Mistakes That Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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From Frisbees to X-Rays, Post-It Notes to penicillin, here are the fascinating stories behind the accidental inventions of 40 things, including Coca-Cola, potato chips, Silly Putty, the Slinky, and many other familiar items. An IRA/CBC Children's Choice. 40 full-color cartoons.

Mistakes That Worked

Author : Charlotte Foltz-Jones
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Dozens of the objects we use almost every day had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Scotchgard was discovered when a scientist spilled part of an experiment on her shoe. Potato chips were first cooked by a chef who was furious at a customer who complained that his fried potatoes were not thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, X-rays, & many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. 40 of these unusual stories, along with hilarious cartoons & weird & funny facts, make up this fun-filled book. "A splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining . . . a gem." "Perfect for browsing."

Food Mistakes That Worked

Author : Swimore Arkzenn
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Do you know that we wouldn't have crispy potato chips if not for an angry customer We wouldn't have coffee if not for some sheep's eating the wrong plants by mistake We wouldn't be able to enjoy some Nachos if not for a handful of military wives who got hungry in mexico and couldn't find the chef Some of the worlds most delicious and tasty food were created by mistakes, these innovations and discoveries introduced us to some amazing new cuisines and dishes. This book will teach you that sometimes mistakes can become innovations.

Accidents May Happen

Author : Charlotte Foltz Jones
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From Wheaties to telephones, microwave ovens to yo-yos, here are the inspiring and often funny stories of 50 mistakes and misunderstandings that helped bring about life as we know it. With hilarious cartoons and wacky facts, this fascinating compendium illustrates the adage "If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them."

Inventors and Inventions

Author : Doris Simonis
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From air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods, modern life would be unimaginable without the work of inventors. Unlike other resources on inventions, Inventors and Inventions surprises readers with its wide-ranging exploration of inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System.

Growth Mindset for the IB PYP Every child a learner

Author : Katherine Muncaster
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Growth Mindset Teach for success with this 'must-have' handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset culture essential for supporting agency, physical and emotional well-being, and inquiry-based learning. Take the concept of growth mindset and turn it into a powerful reality with practical strategies, lesson plans and extensive examples developed by practising teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster and Co-authored by leading professional development expert Shirley Clarke. Create a powerful and inviting learning environment throughout your school with detailed and practical advice to support the physical and emotional development of your students. Easy-to-access classroom video clips provide demonstrations of the impact of this approach in lessons