The Story of Inventions


Author: Anna Claybourne

Publisher: Usborne Books

ISBN: 9781409555551

Category: Inventions

Page: 96

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Covering such diverse subjects as toilets, bread, Braille, parachutes and jeans, this title explains how, when and why the ingenious inventions which surround us were created, from simple spectacles to complex computers.

The Story of Inventions


Author: Michael McHugh

Publisher: Christian Liberty Press

ISBN: 9781930092402

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 350

View: 2365

The Story of Inventions


Author: Frank P. Bachman

Publisher: Christian Liberty Press

ISBN: 9781932971200


Page: 280

View: 7395

The Story of Inventions documents several key inventions that have had an important impact on the growth of our modern industrialized world. Each chapter is more than a history of a particular invention; it is also the story of the inventors who created these new products and processes. Readers will learn how major inventions came about and how the character traits of each inventor contributed to their success. The second edition includes illustrations that help the reader grasp details regarding important inventions that have changed the way people live. The twenty-one chapters in this book have been divided into four units power, manufacturing, communications, and transportation. Comprehension questions at the end of each chapter will help students evaluate how well they understand the text."

The Story of Inventions

From Antiquity to the Present


Author: Shobhit Mahajan

Publisher: Hf Ullmann

ISBN: 9780841602946

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 120

View: 6269

This series provides quick and sound knowledge on the most central cultural and historical topics with a chronological depiction of the most important topics. Includes timelines, illustrations and maps.

The Story of Invention

Man, the Miracle Maker


Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Publisher: N.A


Category: Civilization

Page: 238

View: 6884

Story of Inventions Answer Key 2nd Edition


Author: Bachman Frank P

Publisher: Christian Liberty Press

ISBN: 9781932971217


Page: N.A

View: 9347

This answer key provides answers to all of the comprehension questions in the reader, as well as occasional notes to instructors.

Flash of Genius

And Other True Stories of Invention


Author: John Seabrook

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312535728

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 356

View: 1243

Essays explore inspiration and entrepreneurship in everyday Americans, including the story of Bob Kearns, who invented the intermittent windshield wiper.

Adventure Stories of Inventions & Discoveries


Author: Dreamland Team

Publisher: Dreamland - Lebanon


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 64

View: 3134

Invention implies a new composition, device, or pro­cess that may be derived from a pre-existing model or idea. On the other hand, a discovery implies the act of detecting something new. However, a discovery has been the observation of new phenomena, new ac­tions, or new events while an invention often extends the boundaries of human knowledge or experience. Stories of Inventions & Discoveries under the series Real Kids Reading Adventure presents the stories re­lated to some of the most common things useful in our daily life. These have been aptly supported by beautiful multicolored illustrations. You will definitely like to incorporate it in your personal collection of books!