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Invention

Author: Lionel Bender; Dave King
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2013.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Chart : Clipart/images/graphics : Picture : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material   Computer File : English : American edView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Chart, Clipart/images/graphics, Picture, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Bender; Dave King
ISBN: 9781465409010 1465409017 9781465409027 1465409025
OCLC Number: 855241545
Notes: At head of title: Eyewitness.
"Discover the fascinating story of inventions-- and learn how they have changed the world"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 color wall chart.
Contents: What is an invention? --
The story of an invention --
Tools --
The wheel --
Metalworking --
Weights and measures --
Pen and ink --
Lighting --
Timekeeping --
Harnessing power --
Printing --
Optical inventions --
Calculating --
The steam engine --
Navigation and surveying --
Spinning and weaving --
Batteries --
Photography --
Medical inventions --
The telephone --
Recording --
The internal combustion engine --
Movies --
Radio --
Inventions in the home --
The cathode ray tube --
Flight --
Plastics --
The silicon chip --
did you know? --
Timeline of inventions.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness invention
Responsibility: written by Lionel Bender ; [special photography, Dave King].

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Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

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