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The Resource Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time, Deborah Kespert

Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time, Deborah Kespert

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Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time
Title
Genius!
Title remainder
the most astonishing inventions of all time
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Kespert
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is a lively and educational childrens book about the great (and sometimes surprising) inventions that created our 21st-century world, and the brilliant, and often brave, inventors who dared to think the unthinkable and do the impossible. From Archimedes machine for carrying water up hill, to Edisons electric light bulb; from the Wright brothers first powered flight to the Saturn V space rocket; from Gutenbergs printing press to Tim Berners-Lees creation of the worldwide web each gripping story of invention, struggle and perseverance is told in fascinating detail. The book includes a selection of simple how-to activities to inspire the budding scientist. Genius! will appeal to children around the age of 9+ with an interest in technology, science and history
Summary
Shares the stories behind inventions that have helped shaped the modern world, exploring innovations in such areas as technology and space while profiling such inventors as Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Wright brothers
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10438870
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Kespert, Deborah
Dewey number
600
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
Target audience
juvenile
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the most astonishing inventions of all time
Label
Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time, Deborah Kespert
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054702725
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780500650431
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)881510750
Label
Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time, Deborah Kespert
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054702725
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780500650431
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)881510750

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