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The Computer
     

The Computer

by Chris Oxlade, Anita Ganeri
 

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What was the Difference Engine?

How did World War II computers help break top-secret Nazi codes?

What was the first computer game?

This high interest, attention-grabbing series reveals the truth behind our everyday technological wonders! Uncover the excitement of early inventions, the rivalries between competing scientists, and the problems that had to be

Overview

What was the Difference Engine?

How did World War II computers help break top-secret Nazi codes?

What was the first computer game?

This high interest, attention-grabbing series reveals the truth behind our everyday technological wonders! Uncover the excitement of early inventions, the rivalries between competing scientists, and the problems that had to be overcome. Follow the story of these fascinating inventions, and share in the thrill of discovery!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432938291
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Tales of Invention Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
970L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

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