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The Scientific Revolution
     

The Scientific Revolution

by Briony Ryles, Derek (EDT) Hall
 

The 17th and 18th centuries were a time of experimentation. Galileo and Newton not only theorized about gravity and motion: they put their theories to the test for verification. The production of cheaper iron using coke and the invention of the steam engine paved the way for the Industrial Revolution. Steam engines powered water pumps and machinery, and for the

Overview

The 17th and 18th centuries were a time of experimentation. Galileo and Newton not only theorized about gravity and motion: they put their theories to the test for verification. The production of cheaper iron using coke and the invention of the steam engine paved the way for the Industrial Revolution. Steam engines powered water pumps and machinery, and for the first time mass manufacturing was possible.

This book contains

Clear text, photographs, and diagrams that explain the history of technological advance

Sidebars explain the relevance of concepts to the science curriculum

Many glossary terms explained on the page

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933834856
Publisher:
Brown Bear Books/Joe Hollander
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Curriculum Connections: Technology Through the Ages Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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