Discoveries Around the World: Great Minds and Finds in North America, 1st Edition

  • Mike Downs
  • Published By: Bridges
  • ISBN-10: 1731639511
  • ISBN-13: 9781731639516
  • DDC: 970.01
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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What do eyeglasses, fossils, chewing gum, and color television all have in common? They all have histories in North America, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern North America! The engaging Discoveries Around the World 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 North America?.
2: Canals, Mountains, and Ice.
3: Discovering Dinosaurs.
4: Stick to It.
5: Getting Around.
6: Delicious Dining.
7: Changing Lives.
8: Gold Rush.
9: Helpful Communication.
10: Changing Our Homes.
11: Amazing North America.
Text-Dependent Questions.
Extension Activity.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.