Spring 2023

50 Things You Should Know About Inventions

From the Series 50 Things You Should Know About

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

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 . . .

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978-0-7112-8189-9
On pre-order until 01/01/2023
$26.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering, STEM: Interdisciplinary, STEM: Technology
Copyright 2023
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint QEB Publishing — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF061010, JNF051190, JNF051120
Dimensions 8 x 10
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

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.