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: 2134

The Story of Inventions


Author: Frank P. Bachman

Publisher: Christian Liberty Press

ISBN: 9781932971200


Page: 280

View: 8253

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


Author: Catherine Barr

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9780711245372

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 9605

The world is brimming full of incredible inventions - but where did it all begin? How did these incredible inventions come about? Journey back in time, travel across the world and discover incredible inventions from throughout history. Take a ride on the very first wheel, find your way and ensure you'll never get lost again with the compass, let the lights come on with electricity, watch as the world puffs into life with the steam engine and many more astounding inventions. Written with bitesized pieces of text and illustrated with bright and engaging artwork, this is the perfect introduction to some of the most amazing inventions that have helped make history. Learn fascinating facts about the people behind these inventions and how their discoveries changed the world forever. So what are you waiting for? Let's uncover The Story of Inventions! Inventions featured: The wheel, the compass, paper, clocks, gunpowder, steam engines, vaccinations, computers, electricity, the telephone, the car, planes, plastic, nuclear weapons and the internet.

The Story of Inventions

From Antiquity to the Present


Author: Shobhit Mahajan

Publisher: Hf Ullmann

ISBN: 9780841602946

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 120

View: 7087

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: 9163

Story of Inventions Answer Key 2nd Edition


Author: Bachman Frank P

Publisher: Christian Liberty Press

ISBN: 9781932971217


Page: N.A

View: 3955

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: 9731

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