Released on 2007-09Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Inventors and Inventions

Inventors and Inventions

Author: Doris Simonis

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 0761477616

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 1600

View: 232

From air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods, modern life would be unimaginable without the work of inventors. Unlike other resources on inventions, Inventors and Inventions surprises readers with its wide-ranging exploration of inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System.
Released on 2007-09Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Inventors and Inventions

Inventors and Inventions

Author: Doris Simonis

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 0761477616

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 1600

View: 410

From air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods, modern life would be unimaginable without the work of inventors. Unlike other resources on inventions, Inventors and Inventions surprises readers with its wide-ranging exploration of inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System.
Released on 2006-05Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Great Inventors and Their Inventions

Great Inventors and Their Inventions

Author: Frank P. Bachman

Publisher: Yesterdays Classics

ISBN: 1599150662

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 300

View: 975

Twelve stories of great inventions, grouped under inventions of steam and electric power, inventions of manufacture and production, and in ventions of printing and communication. The final chapter introduces the famous inventors of the early twentieth century. The story of each invention is interwoven with that of the life of its inventor. Through these stories the reader learns how big things are brought about, and on the traits of mind and heart which make for success. Suitable for ages 10 to 14.
Released on 1997-07-10Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Great Inventors and Inventions

Great Inventors and Inventions

Author: Bruce LaFontaine

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486297842

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 197

Advances in science and technology from the 15th century to the present: 45 ready-to-color drawings of Edison, Gutenberg, Galileo, and many others, along with their inventions. Captions provide background information.
Released on 2020-05-28Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Inventors

Inventors

Author: Robert Winston

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241466308

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 853

Step into Leonardo da Vinci's workshop, relax on board Hideo Shima's speedy bullet train, and join movie star Hedy Lamarr to bounce ideas around in between takes. Inventors looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 inventors in great detail. From Lizzie Magie, who came up with the idea for the game Monopoly, but had it stolen, to the ancient Turkish polymath Ismail al-Jazari, who decided the best way to power a clock was with a model elephant, to Richard Turere, the Maasai inventor who created a lion-scaring device when he was just 13 years old - the inventors of this ebook have all used buckets-full of creativity to find ways to improve our world. Each page is packed with jaw-dropping facts, with every inventor's achievements written as a story. Professor Robert Winston's beautiful descriptions of the inventors' lives are brought to life through stunning illustrations by Jessamy Hawke and fantastic photography highlights the detail of their designs.The inventors come from all walks of life and parts of the world, making this the perfect ebook for every budding inventor.