50 Things You Should Know About Inventions
From the Series 50 Things You Should Know About
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 . . .
978-0-7112-8189-9On pre-order until 01/01/2023
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering, STEM: Interdisciplinary, STEM: Technology|
|Publisher||Quarto Publishing Group USA|
|Imprint||QEB Publishing — Quarto Library|
|Number of Pages||80|
Author: Clive Gifford
Clive Gifford has travelled to over 70 countries, has climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots and flown gliders. He's had over 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester, UK.