How the Wheel Changed History, 1st Edition

  • Melissa Higgins
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629695734
  • ISBN-13: 9781629695730
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title examines the ancient origins of the wheel and explores the many inventions--from the spinning wheel to the phonograph--made possible by the simple machine. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and maps, charts, and diagrams. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: The Wheel._x000D_
2: Why the Wheel._x000D_
3: Creating the First Wheel._x000D_
4: Early Wheeled Machines._x000D_
5: Revolution on Wheels._x000D_
6: Wheeled Vehicles Speed Up._x000D_
7: Modern Wheels._x000D_
8: The Wheel Rolls On._x000D_
Essential Facts._x000D_
Additional Resources._x000D_
Source Notes._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_
About the Consultant._x000D_