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Inventions and Investigations
     

Inventions and Investigations

by Andrew Solway
 

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Which investigations save lives?

How did an invention as simple as the lightbulb lead to other great inventions?

What inventions are most important to you?

Inventions and Investigations explores the fascinating scientific processes used by inventors throughout history. You will learn about everything from the first astronomers to the discoveries of today. You

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Which investigations save lives?

How did an invention as simple as the lightbulb lead to other great inventions?

What inventions are most important to you?

Inventions and Investigations explores the fascinating scientific processes used by inventors throughout history. You will learn about everything from the first astronomers to the discoveries of today. You will also find out how accidents can lead to great breakthroughs. So, come on a fantastic journey into the world of inventions and investigations!

Sci-Hi is a visually stimulating series that takes learning science core curriculum to a whole new level! Each title in the series explores an area of life, physical, or earth science in a way that is both engaging and comprehensive. Topics include everything from chemical reactions to cell function and specialization. Features of the series include high-interest spreads, fantastic photos and artwork, science activities and projects, quizzes, reviews, timelines, and two or more pages of glossary words and further information.

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School Library Journal
Gr 5-8–Lighthearted and visually interesting due to varied font size, many sidebars, colorful captions, and diagrams and illustrations that work together seamlessly to illuminate the texts, this accessible series packs in a lot of information. Whether discussing distillation and chromatography in Mixtures and Solutions, electromagnetic waves in Forms of Energy, pitch and frequency in Light and Sound, or the invention of Kevlar in Inventions and Investigations, this series will be compelling reading for both browsers and science buffs. Each title includes several experiments or activities, a summary of topics covered or a summary quiz, and suggestions for further research. Information is clearly presented and flows smoothly from subject to subject. A treasure trove of fascinating facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410933799
Publisher:
Raintree Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Sci-Hi: Physical Science Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
870L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 15 Years

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