eBook 100 Inventions That Made History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426868
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426864
  • DDC: 609
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

Applying engaging, innovative design and fun, informative text, 100 Inventions That Made History looks at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos that we couldn't live without! Divided into five chapters - On the Move, Getting Connected, Ordinary Things, For Better or Worse, and Culture Shock - all areas of inventions are covered as well as showcasing the inspirational people who brought them to life. From antibiotics to the atomic bomb, microscopes to the microwave, and wind turbines to the World Wide Web, 100 INVENTIONS THAT MADE HISTORY is a discovery not to be missed. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
1: On the Move.
2: The Wheel.
3: Caravel.
4: Submarine.
5: Navigational Novelties.
6: Steam Engine.
7: Steam Locomotive.
8: Electric Motor.
9: Bicycle.
10: Elevator.
11: Car.
12: Airplane.
13: Helicopter.
14: Rocket.
15: Nuclear Energy.
16: Getting Connected.
17: Paper.
18: Printing Press.
19: Telegraph.
20: Braille.
21: Phonograph.
22: Telephone.
23: Radio.
24: Picture This.
25: Television.
26: Transistor.
27: Microprocessor.
28: Computer.
29: Satellite.
30: Telescope.
31: Internet.
32: World Wide Web.
33: At Your Convenience.
34: Flush Toilet.
35: Pendulum Clock.
36: Light Bulb.
37: Home Helpers.
38: Refrigerator.
39: Plastic.
40: Battery.
41: Keeping it Together.
42: Work and Play.
43: Money.
44: Bar Code.
45: Plow.
46: Crane.
47: Dynamite.
48: Material World.
49: Robot.
50: Desk Buddies.
51: Blue Jeans.
52: Sports Shoes.
53: Musical Instruments.
54: Video Games.
55: Personal Stereo.
56: Movies.
57: Fireworks.
58: Chocolate.
59: Medical Marvels.
60: Anesthetics.
61: Antiseptics.
62: Antibiotics.
63: Microscope.
64: Laser.
65: Diagnostic Devices.
66: Aspirin.
67: Defibrillator.
68: Vaccination.
69: Bionic Body Parts.
70: Micro Machines.
71: Total Turkeys.
72: Fantastic Future.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.