Story of Inventions

Story of Inventions

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Item #: 003121
ISBN: 9780794517106
Grades: 3-6

Product Description:

This Usborne book is filled with details about various inventions throughout the ages, from ancient times to those still in development. Inventions in transportation, food, communication, clothing, medicine, and much more are included. For each invention, the book provides a short history of why and how the item was invented, people who contributed, and ways the invention has changed since it was first developed. Cartoony illustrations are scattered throughout the pages, adding lots of interest and providing captions with descriptions_1 showing how the inventions work. Additional text boxes add even more interesting information. Like all Usborne books, this one provides tons of fascinating tidbits of facts that are sure to entertain while educating. Students will enjoy learning about the invention and development of things like the bicycle, chocolate, dishwashers, computers, jeans, x-rays, books, and so much more. Includes a timeline, glossary, and index. By Anna Claybourne & Adam Larkum, 96 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

Publisher Description:

Toasters, toilets and televisions, computers, cars and chocolate bars, flying machines and even your jeans. All these everyday things and many more are only here because someone bothered to invent them. This book reveals the real-life stories and bright sparks behind dozens of brilliant inventions.

Materials that cover scientific developments through history, famous scientists, inventors and inventions.

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Anna Claybourne & Adam Larkum
Softcover Book
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EDC / Usborne
0.75 (lbs.)
9.5" x 7.0" x 0.5"
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Son loves inventions
Kristy T on Jul 26, 2018
Recommended for home school science.
Anne W on Jan 28, 2016
Son loves inventions
Kristy T on Jul 26, 2018
Homeschool co-op
Amanda B on Oct 6, 2017
Recommended for home school science.
Anne W on Jan 28, 2016
Homeschool co-op
Amanda B on Oct 6, 2017
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3rd Grade Son loved it!
My son really enjoyed this book. Would recommend without reservation.
February 27, 2016
over 4 years ago

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