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The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth
The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth
By Knopf Books for Young Readers
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mpn: 9780375845611, ean: 9780375845611, isbn: 0375845615,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
An inspiring true story of a boy genius.Plowing a potato field in 1920, a 14-year-old farm boy from Idaho saw in the parallel rows of overturned earth a way to “make pictures fly through the air.” This boy was not a magician; he was a scientific genius and just eight years later he made his brainstorm in the potato field a reality by transmitting the world’s first television image. This fascinating picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth covers his early interest in machines and


How Things Are Made: Volume 2
How Things Are Made: Volume 2
By Sterling Children's Books
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ean: 9781454929710, isbn: 1454929715,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Exploring everything from cars to electricity, this fascinating follow-up to How Things Are Made—complete with gatefolds and lift-the-flap booklets—will engage curious young minds.   Children always want to know how things are made, and this fun and eye-catching book provides the answers. With six large gatefolds and lift-the-flap booklets throughout, it’s chock-full of engrossing and easily understandable bite-size facts that help demystify the world. Kids will learn how the internet


Inventions: That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!
Inventions: That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!
By Charlesbridge
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ean: 9781623540241, isbn: 1623540240,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
The fascinating stories of inventions that could have changed the world, should have made a difference, or would have astounded us all, but for one reason or another, didn’t. Some inventions were too wacky, weird, or unwieldy. Other simply didn’t work. And still others may be the next big thing . . . some day. Learn about the inventors, what they thought they would accomplish, and what--if anything--they did accomplish. Zany illustrations of the contraptions in use throughout..


Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
By Charlesbridge
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ean: 9781580892971, isbn: 9781580892971,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
A cool idea with a big splash   You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy.   A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie Johnson’s life. Growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters, persistence and a passion for


Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd
Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd
By CANDLEWICK
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mpn: 9780763670634, ean: 9780763670634, isbn: 0763670634,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
A surprising true story of Isaac Newton’s boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science.Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary’s house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius living in a time before science as we know it existed, Isaac studied the few books he could get


Then & Now: A Journey through the History of Machines
Then & Now: A Journey through the History of Machines
By Sterling Children's Books
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ean: 9781454919629, isbn: 1454919620,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Hop into a time machine and go back to an era before e-mail, iPhones, and electric cars. From our great-grandparents’ day to today, a huge evolution and revolution in modes of communication, transportation, and entertainment has taken place. Then & Now teaches kids about the ''good old days'' when music had to be physically purchased, flying was rare, and messages were hand-delivered—and encourages them to ponder their own technological future. A fun, graduated format clearly shows the


Incredible Inventions
Incredible Inventions
By Greenwillow Books
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ean: 9780060872458, isbn: 0060872454,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
Inventions can be big, like roller coasters, or small, like crayons. And inventors can be scientists or athletes or even boys and girls! It's hard to imagine life without Popsicles, basketball, or Band-Aids, but they all started with just one person and a little imagination.With sixteen original poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Julia Sarcone-Roach's imaginative artwork, Incredible Inventions celebrates creativity that comes in all shapes and sizes.What will you invent today?.


Big Data: Information in the Digital World with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself)
Big Data: Information in the Digital World with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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ean: 9781619306813, isbn: 1619306816,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
What is big data and what does it have to do with you? Have you watched videos online today? Did you post photographs on social media? Did you upload your English essay to Google docs? All of these questions are questions about data. Data is information. It can be stored in books, magazines, on graph paper, in computers, and with many other methods. Most of the data that exists today is stored in computers, and the amount of data humans produce is doubling every year and half. That’s why


Robotics: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE with 20 PROJECTS (Build It Yourself)
Robotics: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE with 20 PROJECTS (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press VT
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ean: 9781936749768, isbn: 1936749769,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
This fun and educational introduction to the exciting field of robotics--the science of designing, building, and operating robots--gives kids the basic tools for creating their own robots using ordinary craft materials and parts salvaged from recycled toys and other household devices. Budding roboticists will learn how to create working models of robotic hands and arms, write ''pencil and paper'' computer programs, and design circuits that light up or make noise when sensors are activated.


The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Transportation Technology (Technology Breakthroughs)
The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Transportation Technology (Technology Breakthroughs)
By 12-Story Library
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ean: 9781632350176, isbn: 1632350173,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Highlights twelve advances in transportation, including the airplane, automobile, and space shuttle..


Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey (Photobiographies)
Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey (Photobiographies)
By National Geographic Children's Books
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mpn: FBA-|301830, ean: 9780792273004, isbn: 0792273001,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
In 1966, with no experience or formal scientific training, Dian Fossey left the United States and set up a gorilla observation camp in the Virunga mountains of Africa. Sponsored by Dr. Louis Leakey, the 34-year-old Fossey had embarked on a 19-year project that began as a field study of gorillas but expanded into a labor of love and a mission to protect the magnificent species from extinction. No human ever came closer to the mysterious mountain gorillas than Fossey, but as her relationship with


3-D Engineering: Design and Build Practical Prototypes (Build It Yourself)
3-D Engineering: Design and Build Practical Prototypes (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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mpn: Color illustrations throughout, charts t, ean: 9781619303157, isbn: 1619303159,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
How did somebody come up with the idea for bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and nightlights? How did people figure out how to build them?In 3D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers tackle real-life engineering problems by figuring out real-life solutions. Kids apply science and math skills to create prototypes for bridges, instruments, alarms, and more. Prototypes are preliminary models used by engineers—and kids—to evaluate ideas and to better understand how


The Wallbook Timeline Collection (US Timeline Wallbooks)
The Wallbook Timeline Collection (US Timeline Wallbooks)
By What on Earth Publishing
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ean: 9780995577008, isbn: 0995577005,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The Wallbook Timeline Collection is a box set containing three hardback What on Earth? wallbook timelines covering a complete spectrum of knowledge from Big History and Nature to Science. Each volume has been created in association with the American Museum of Natural History and includes a unique ten-foot-long fold-out timeline with more than 1,000 pictures and captions. Key moments from the timelines are told in a series of more than 80 newspaper articles, with a section of letters-to-the


A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World
A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World
By Kids Can Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781554537754, isbn: 1554537754,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This fascinating, chronological ?walk through history? offers a unique perspective by providing context and connections ?to show how we are all part of, and linked to, the past, the present and the future.? From the first appearance of humans six million years ago up to the modern day, 180 extensively researched and fact-checked entries describe world-changing events and people through time. The topics covered include scientific discoveries; revolutions (political, industrial and scientific);


DK findout! Robots
DK findout! Robots
By DK Children
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ean: 9781465473196, isbn: 146547319X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Discover robots and robotics with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.Did you know that 3,500 people compete in the annual RoboCup soccer tournament? Or that the code that runs Google is two billions lines long? Find out why!Perfect for budding scientists who want a highly visual robotics book to increase their STEM smarts, DK findout! Robots is sure


Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet)
Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet)
By Simon Spotlight
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ean: 9781481470476, isbn: 1481470477,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This book was chosen by the Children’s Book Council as a best STEM book of 2017! Meet the women who programmed the first all-electronic computer and built the technological language kids today can’t live without in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet!”In 1946, six brilliant young women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC, part of a secret World War II project. They learned


Cultural Contributions from Europe: Photography, Democracy, and More (Great Cultures, Great Ideas)
By Powerkids Pr
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ean: 9781538338223, isbn: 153833822X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
We wouldn't be able to snap selfies today without the invention of photography over a century ago, but how did this marvelous technology begin? This fascinating book introduces readers to the birth of photography and other innovations from Europe. They'll encounter many innovations throughout history that are crucial to our daily life in modern times. Stunning full-color photographs let readers explore incredible inventions up close. Fun fact boxes summarize important information into


Amazing Inventions
Amazing Inventions
By Abdo Pub
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ean: 9781624037061, isbn: 1624037062,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Traces the history of six notable inventions..


Zoobots: Wild Robots Inspired by Real Animals
Zoobots: Wild Robots Inspired by Real Animals
By Kids Can Press
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ean: 9781554539710, isbn: 1554539714,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Innovations in the world of robotics are multiplying, with many cutting-edge breakthroughs, and this exciting and timely new book for young readers explores one particularly intriguing area: the world of robo-animals, or zoobots. In an attempt to design robots that can solve problems or perform tasks that humans can't, or just can't do easily, roboticists have been looking at the unique skills some animals have. Using something called mechatronics --- mechanical and electrical engineering


Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be
By Doubleday Books for Young Readers
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mpn: 9780385320436, ean: 9780385320436, isbn: 9780385320436,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!For all our books; Cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% Satisfaction is Guaranteed!.



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