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How things work : discover secrets and science behind medieval machines, jet packs, movie magic, and everything in between —Resler, Tamara J., author.
Book
2018
4 available of 4 items

Travel back in time and into the not-so-distant future to dissect, explore, and discover how all kinds of things do what they do! Along the way, you'll learn why cotton candy is so fluffy, how scientists built a space su...

Absolutely everything! : a history of Earth, dinosaurs, rulers, robots and other things too numerous to mention —Lloyd, Christopher, author. 1960-
Book
2018
6 available of 7 items

"How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and ...

The Renaissance inventors : with history projects for kids —Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author.
Book
2018
0 available of 3 items

"In The Renaissance Inventors with History Projects for Kids, readers 10 through 15 explore the period of European history from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries while focusing on the biographies of five inventors ...

Garfield's almost-as-great-as-pizza guide to technology —Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.
Book
2020
0 available of 3 items

Explores breakthroughs in technology, from the earliest stone tools to modern inventions, and features commentary from Garfield the cat who would rather be eating pizza.

How to become an accidental genius. —MacLeod, Elizabeth
Book
2019
8 available of 8 items

"This nonfiction book for middle readers is full of inspiring tales of inventors and innovators who have accidentally changed the world. The book also features profiles of inventive kids and teenagers."-- Provided by pub...

The story of inventions : a first book about world-changing discoveries —Barr, Catherine, 1965-
Book
2020
2 available of 3 items

COMPANION TO: THE STORY OF PEOPLE, ISBN 9780711241725. The world is brimming full of incredible inventions - but where did it all begin? How did they come about? Journey back in time, travel across the world and discover...

Inventing the automobile —Banting, Erinn.
Book
2006
10 available of 10 items

Looks at how the invention of the automobile has changed the world and how automobile designs are continually changing to make cars safer to drive and cleaner for the environment.

Fun food inventions —Higgins, Nadia.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

Learn the strange stories behind inventions you use every day -- from the guy who thought white-flour snacks were evil so he invented graham crackers to the evolution of ketchup.

Great medieval projects you can build yourself —Bordessa, Kris.
Book
2008
3 available of 4 items

Presents information and hands-on activities related to life in Europe during the Middle Ages.

Inventions : discover some of the amazing technology of the past, with more than 20 fun and fascinating projects —Halstead, Rachel.
Book
2008
1 available of 1 items

A collection of activities with step-by-step instructions teach the reader about the ancient ideas and technology behind many of the world's most advanced civilizations.

Timeless Thomas : how Thomas Edison changed our lives —Barretta, Gene.
Book
2012
0 available of 1 items

Shares a portrait of the inventor famed for such innovations as the incandescent lightbulb, batteries, and movie cameras, exploring his life-changing achievements and perseverance in the face of numerous failures.

Toys! : amazing stories behind some great inventions —Wulffson, Don L.
Book
2000
5 available of 5 items

Describes the creation of a variety of toys and games, from seesaws to Silly Putty and toy soldiers to Trivial Pursuit.

Accidents may happen —Jones, Charlotte Foltz.
Book
1996
2 available of 2 items

Describes how a wide variety of things such as nursery rhymes, the national anthem, anesthesia, cellophane, raisins, and dynamite came into being.

Canadian women invent! : ideas, ingenuity, passion, creativity, inventiveness, inspiration —Wood, Angela, 1951-
Book
2001
1 available of 1 items

Takes a look into the world of women inventors and innovators, their ideas, their inventions, and their achievements.

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