eBook Technology and Inventions, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615355634
  • ISBN-13: 9781615355631
  • DDC: 600
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Updated for 2012 and part of the Britannica Learning Library Series, in Technology and Inventions, you will learn about the great inventors and inventions that have changed our lives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Transportation: Before There Were Automobiles.
2: Automobiles: How Henry Ford Made the American Car.
3: Airplanes: The First Flights.
4: Ships: From Rafts to Ocean Liners.
5: Submarines: Silent Stalkers of the Sea.
6: Communication.
7: Paper: Turning Trees to Paper.
8: Printing: Gutenberg's Gift.
9: Braille: Books to Touch.
10: Sight and Sound: Eyes That Hear, Speech That's Seen.
11: Telephones: Staying in Touch.
12: Computers: The Machines That Solve Problems.
13: Internet and the World Wide Web: Network of People.
14: Energy.
15: Electricity: Cables, Fuses, Wires, and Energy.
16: Wind Power: Energy in the Air.
17: Thermal Power: Energy from Heat.
18: Water Power: Streams of Energy.
19: Nuclear Energy: Big Energy from a Small Source.
20: Oil: From the Ground to the Filling Station.
21: Pollution: Harming Our Environment.
22: Professions & Daily Life.
23: Weaving: Making Cloth.
24: Calendar: Charting the Year.
25: Measurement: Figuring Out Size and Distance.
26: Photography: Drawing with Light.
27: Motion Pictures: Photos That Move.
28: Radio: Thank You, Mr. Marconi.
29: Television: The World in a Box.
30: Medicine: Looking to Nature for Remedies.
31: Telescopes: Exploring the Sky.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Transportation: Before There Were Automobiles.
2: Autombiles: How Henry Ford Made the American Car.
3: Airplanes: The First Flights.
4: Ships: From Rafts to Ocean Liners.
5: Submarines: Silent Stalkers of the Sea.
6: Communication.
7: Paper: Turning Trees to Paper.
8: Printing: Gutenberg's Gift.
9: Braille: Books to Touch.
10: Sight and Sound: Eyes That Hear, Speech That's Seen.
11: Telephones: Staying in Touch.
12: Computers: The Machines That Solve Problems.
13: Internet and the World Wide Web: Network of People.
14: Energy.
15: Electricity: Cables, Fuses, Wires, and Energy.
16: Wind Power: Energy in the Air.
17: Thermal Power: Energy from Heat.
18: Water Power: Streams of Energy.
19: Nuclear Energy: Big Energy from a Small Source.
20: Oil: From the Ground to the Filling Station.
21: Pollution: Harming Our Environment.
22: Professions & Daily Life.
23: Weaving: Making Cloth.
24: Calendar: Charting the Year.
25: Measurement: Figuring out Size and Distance.
26: Photography: Drawing with Light.
27: Motion Pictures: Photos That Move.
28: Radio: Thank You, Mr. Marconi.
29: Television: The World in a Box.
30: Medicine: Looking to Nature for Remedies.
31: Telescopes: Exploring the Sky.
Glossary.
Index.