What's the big idea? : inventions that changed life on earth forever (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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What's the big idea? : inventions that changed life on earth forever

Author: Helaine Becker; Steve Attoe
Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shares the big ideas behind more than thirty of the world's greatest innovations.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Becker, Helaine, 1961-
What's the big idea?.
Toronto : Maple Tree Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009923330
(OCoLC)312882956
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Becker; Steve Attoe
OCLC Number: 763033844
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Needle --
Wheel --
Plow --
Water pump --
Big thinkers: Archimedes --
Alphabet --
Close-up: At school --
Spinning wheel --
Compass --
Paper --
Close-up: In the bathroom --
Printing press --
Big Thinkers: Leonardo da Vinci --
Lenses --
Accurate clock --
Steam engine --
Steel --
Electric battery --
Food canning --
Close-up: At war --
Photograph --
Electric motor --
Big Thinkers: Michael Faraday --
Telegraph --
Fertilizer --
Light bulb --
Close up: In the doctor's office --
Engine --
Car --
Telephone --
Big Thinkers: Alexander Graham Bell --
Radio --
Television --
Airplane --
Plastic --
Close-up: In the kitchen --
Computer --
Personal computer --
Big thinkers: Steve Jobs & Bill Gates --
Internet --MP3.
Other Titles: Inventions that changed life on earth forever
Responsibility: Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Steve Attoe.

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This book shares the big ideas behind more than thirty of the world's greatest innovations.

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