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The technology book for girls : and other advanced beings

Author: Trudee Romanek; Patricia Cupples
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fun activities encourage girls to look at everyday technology such as CD players and touchscreens. Plus, they meet women who have technological careers" Cf. Our choice, 2002.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trudee Romanek; Patricia Cupples
ISBN: 1550749366 9781550749366 1550746197 9781550746198
OCLC Number: 44751657
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 5.; 9-12.
Description: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: What Is Technology? 4 --
Silent Signals 6 --
Alarming Discoveries 10 --
Open Sesame 12 --
Bathroom Beams 14 --
Lasers in the Library 16 --
Turning Music into Light 20 --
Technology in Your Pocket 24 --
Hardworking Lasers 26 --
Lasers in Medicine 28 --
Magic Machines 30 --
See the Light 34 --
It's What's Inside That Counts 38 --
Long-Distance Lights 40 --
Eyes in the Sky 42 --
Making Waves 46 --
Cooking with Radio Waves 50 --
Wireless Wonders 52 --
Science Fair Projects 54.
Responsibility: written by Trudee Romanek ; illustrations by Pat Cupples.

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In this title in the Books for Girls series, exciting facts and experiments help girls discover how relevant technology is to everyday life.  Read more...

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