Great Minds and Finds in Africa, 1st Edition

  • Mike Downs
  • Published By: Bridges
  • ISBN-10: 173163949X
  • ISBN-13: 9781731639493
  • DDC: 960.1
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released March 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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What do writing, surgery, glaciers, and fossils have in common? They all have histories in Africa, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure book, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Africa! The books in this series invites young readers to learn about fascinating people, places, and inventions from each continent on Earth. Covering ancient history to the present day, each 32-page book features helpful maps and vivid photographs that bring each place to life. From art and science to history and technology, discover how each continent's great minds and finds have influenced our world. Each book also includes after-reading questions, glossary, index, and an extension activity.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Before and During Reading Activities.
Table of Contents.
1: Where in the World Is Africa?.
2: Natural Wonders.
3: Ancient Origins.
4: Canals and Crops.
5: Building Big!.
6: Writing and Math.
7: Move It!.
8: Protecting Nature.
9: Fun and Games.
10: Staying Healthy.
11: Working for Freedom.
12: Incredible Africa.
Text-Dependent Questions.
Extension Activity.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.
Photo Credits.