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The Resource Ideas that changed the world, authors, Julie Ferris [et al.]

Ideas that changed the world, authors, Julie Ferris [et al.]

Label
Ideas that changed the world
Title
Ideas that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
authors, Julie Ferris [et al.]
Title variation
Incredible inventions and the stories behind them
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An in-depth reference guide to technological developments that changed the world describes each invention and explores its place in history and how it influenced civilization, discussing inventions from the wheel to computers
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.I34 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ferris, Julie
  • DK Publishing, Inc
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  • Inventions
  • Technology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ideas that changed the world, authors, Julie Ferris [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Lightbulb -- Antibiotics -- Penicillin -- Vaccination -- Microscope -- X-ray -- DNA -- Watson and Crick -- Radioactivity -- Tin can -- Portland cement -- Hoover Dam -- Pet bottles -- Stainless steel -- Telegraph -- Who invented the telephone? -- World Wide Web -- Laser -- LCD -- Nylon -- Wallace Carothers -- Dynamite -- Engine -- Elevators -- Elisha Otis -- Refrigerator -- WInd turbine -- Electric motor -- The father of electricity -- Spinning jenny -- Robots -- Robots in our world -- Pendulum clock -- The master of time -- Crane -- Printing press -- Flushing toilet -- Television -- From script to screen -- Solar cell -- Clean energy -- Battery -- Microprocessor -- From valves to microprocessors -- Apple computer -- Wozniak and jobs -- Microwave -- The first microwave -- Digital camera -- Glasses -- Radio -- Marconi -- Money -- Credit card -- Cash register -- James Ritty -- Bar code -- Stapler -- Stamp -- Post-its -- Velcro -- Zipper -- Cell phone -- Going mobile -- Wheel -- Ford model T -- Ford's model factory -- Sailing ship -- Submarine -- Jet plane -- Helicopter -- Steam Locomotive -- Full steam ahead -- Bicycle -- Cat's eye -- Percy Shaw -- Electric car -- Metro -- London underground -- Saturn V -- Hubble -- Hubble in action -- Compass -- Mars rovers -- GPS -- Cassini -- Spacesuit -- Space helmet -- Submersible -- Scuba -- Jacques Cousteau -- Fiber-optic endoscope -- MRI -- Ballpoint pen -- Umbrella -- LEGO brick -- Play well -- Walkman -- Skateboard -- Newspaper -- Jeans -- Levi Strauss -- Kinetoscope -- What is 3-D? -- Video games -- Sunglasses -- Electric guitar -- Sports shoes -- Soccer
Control code
ocn475433630
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780756665319
Lccn
2010282281
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)475433630
Label
Ideas that changed the world, authors, Julie Ferris [et al.]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Lightbulb -- Antibiotics -- Penicillin -- Vaccination -- Microscope -- X-ray -- DNA -- Watson and Crick -- Radioactivity -- Tin can -- Portland cement -- Hoover Dam -- Pet bottles -- Stainless steel -- Telegraph -- Who invented the telephone? -- World Wide Web -- Laser -- LCD -- Nylon -- Wallace Carothers -- Dynamite -- Engine -- Elevators -- Elisha Otis -- Refrigerator -- WInd turbine -- Electric motor -- The father of electricity -- Spinning jenny -- Robots -- Robots in our world -- Pendulum clock -- The master of time -- Crane -- Printing press -- Flushing toilet -- Television -- From script to screen -- Solar cell -- Clean energy -- Battery -- Microprocessor -- From valves to microprocessors -- Apple computer -- Wozniak and jobs -- Microwave -- The first microwave -- Digital camera -- Glasses -- Radio -- Marconi -- Money -- Credit card -- Cash register -- James Ritty -- Bar code -- Stapler -- Stamp -- Post-its -- Velcro -- Zipper -- Cell phone -- Going mobile -- Wheel -- Ford model T -- Ford's model factory -- Sailing ship -- Submarine -- Jet plane -- Helicopter -- Steam Locomotive -- Full steam ahead -- Bicycle -- Cat's eye -- Percy Shaw -- Electric car -- Metro -- London underground -- Saturn V -- Hubble -- Hubble in action -- Compass -- Mars rovers -- GPS -- Cassini -- Spacesuit -- Space helmet -- Submersible -- Scuba -- Jacques Cousteau -- Fiber-optic endoscope -- MRI -- Ballpoint pen -- Umbrella -- LEGO brick -- Play well -- Walkman -- Skateboard -- Newspaper -- Jeans -- Levi Strauss -- Kinetoscope -- What is 3-D? -- Video games -- Sunglasses -- Electric guitar -- Sports shoes -- Soccer
Control code
ocn475433630
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780756665319
Lccn
2010282281
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)475433630

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