Stinky Sanitation Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Did you know that people with rakes used to do the work of garbage trucks? Or that porta-potties were put on ships to keep workers from running to shore for bathroom breaks? Get ready to learn the odd stories behind inventions you use every day. From the T.P. of Chinese emperors to the landfills of ancient Greece, you’ll find out how we got the sanitation inventions that keep us healthy and keep the world smelling fresh.

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978-1-4677-1686-4
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Engineering
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.4
BISACS JNF061010, JNF051190, JNF000000
Dewey 363.72
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 10
Lexile 950
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 158903
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“This set is a browsers’ delight as well as a rich resource for science or pop-history report writers.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Booklist

“Marsico takes readers on a smelly tour that roams widely, both historically and geographically. Each topic gets one relatively short but well-written page of text and a full-page photo with several captions.” —Booklist

Author: Katie Marsico

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