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Story of Inventions, The (Second Edition)

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Story of Inventions, The (Second Edition)

by Frank P. Bachman

$11.75

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Now updated, The Story of Inventions covers key innovations from the 15th through the 20th century. Divided into four sections: Power, Manufacturing & Production, Communications, and Transportation, chapters focus on the invention as well as the life of the inventor, weaving together true-life stories in a format enjoyable for young and old. Learn about the printing press, steel, computers, steamboats and other inventions that paved the way for the growth of our modern world. Comprehension questions follow each chapter.
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This course provides students with the opportunity to learn about great inventors and inventions from the 1620s to the 1990s. Now updated, The Story of Inventions covers key innovations from the 15th through the 20th century. Divided into four sections: Power, Manufacturing & Production, Communications, and Transportation, chapters focus on the invention as well as the life of the inventor, weaving together true-life stories in a format enjoyable for young and old. Inventors include Edison, Fermi, Ford, Gutenberg, Morse, Bell, Fulton, and others; inventions include the sewing machine, cotton gin, radio, television, submarine, computer, and more. Comprehension questions are included at the end of each chapter. 280 pages, Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)

Additional Information

ISBN 9781932971200
Author Frank P. Bachman
Age Group age 11+
Book Type paperback

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