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Electronic Communication
     

Electronic Communication

by Chris Oxlade, Colin Mier (Illustrator)
 

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Looks at the technology of communication from the telegraph to fiber optics and the Internet. Includes a range of follow-up activities.

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Looks at the technology of communication from the telegraph to fiber optics and the Internet. Includes a range of follow-up activities.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 3-5This book touches on the many ways in which humans communicate electronically. It briefly describes the invention of the telegraph and Morse code and then progressively introduces radio, television, satellites, faxes, and the Internet. Full-color drawings and photographs accompany the text; most are helpful. However, a few illustrations may cause confusion such as the graphic representation of the light code used in an optical fiber. On the whole, this cursory overview is mediocre and could easily be passed by.Katherine Borchert, Arlington Central Library, VA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531144749
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Hello out There! Series
Edition description:
1ST. AMERI
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 10.77(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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