The Resource 50 things you should know about inventions, by Clive Gifford

50 things you should know about inventions, by Clive Gifford

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50 things you should know about inventions
Title
50 things you should know about inventions
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by Clive Gifford
Title variation
  • Fifty things you should know about inventions
  • 50 inventions
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eng
Summary
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY: GENERAL INTEREST (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Every aspect of modern life has been shaped by the ideas of ingenious inventors, many of them tinkering away in small workshops or even their garden sheds. Packed with facts and figures, discover the masterminds behind some of the world's most incredible inventions. In the ancient world, philosopher Archimedes designed new machines for farming. During the Renaissance, artist Leonardo da Vinci sketched his ideas for wondrous flying machines. Scientist James Watt provided ideas that would power the Industrial Revolution, while American inventor Thomas Edison patented more than 1000 inventions that would shape modern life, including the movie camera and the electric light bulb. Today's inventors still explore ideas for new and clever technology, producing miniature machines that we can only see under a microscope. Step inside the world of invention and see where it might take us next... Ages 7+
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AU@
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
50 things you should know about inventions, by Clive Gifford
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Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
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ocn960301706
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26 cm.
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80 pages
Isbn
9781784935610
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