Historical Inventions on File

Historical Inventions on File

Understanding Science by Re-creating Key Inventions

Book - 1994
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Re-invent the Lightbulb, One Step at a Time

Offering more than 65 hands-on projects, this volume takes students step by step through the development of some of the greatest inventions of all time, allowing them to understand the science and technology behind each one.

Among the categories of inventions covered are: Transportation Communications and entertainment Electricity and electronics Energy and propulsion Domestic appliances Medicine and navigation Calculation and computers. Identify with the Process of Invention

Students will not only learn exactly how the technical advancements were developed, they'll also tackle the problems encountered by each inventor.

Each entry includes: A timeline of invention and chronologies of specific inventions An introduction that describes the importance of the invention and puts it in historical context Analytical questions following each project that engage students in more advanced scientific inquiry, encompassing abstract and applied science as well as mathematics. Highlights include: The multidisciplinary approach of Historical Inventions On File (TM) enables students to understand where key inventions came from, how they came about, and how they improved or changed everyday life. Ample material on Science-Technology-Society is included. This volume has been student tested to ensure understanding. Extensive chronologies and introductions place key inventions in context of significant societal and technological advances Comprehensive instructions enable students to work independently.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1994
ISBN: 9780816029112
Branch Call Number: 609 HIS 1994
Characteristics: 1 v. (loose-leaf) : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Diagram Group


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