50 Things You Should Know About Inventions

byClive Gifford

Paperback | September 21, 2016

50 Things You Should Know About Inventions by Clive Gifford
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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...

Clive Gifford has traveled to more than 70 countries, climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots, and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Smithsonian, and TES awards. He won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with Facts 2019 fo...
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Title:50 Things You Should Know About InventionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:80 pages, 10.12 X 7.75 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:80 pages, 10.12 X 7.75 X 0.5 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:QED PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1682970205

ISBN - 13:9781682970201

Appropriate for ages: 9

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