Were Early Computers Really the Size of a School Bus?: And Other Questions about Inventions

Were Early Computers Really the Size of a School Bus?: And Other Questions about Inventions

by Deborah Kops, Colin W. Thompson
     
 

Henry Ford invented the automobile.

The first video game was created in a science research lab.

A melted candy bar inspired the invention of microwave ovens.

You may have heard these beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about inventions and find out which ones are right, which

Overview

Henry Ford invented the automobile.

The first video game was created in a science research lab.

A melted candy bar inspired the invention of microwave ovens.

You may have heard these beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about inventions and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump the experts! Find out whether Alexander Graham Bell was really the inventor of the telephone! Learn if the U.S. government really created the Internet! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761360988
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
Is That a Fact? Series
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Author and editor Deborah Kops lives in Massachusetts. She has written several nonfiction books for young readers.

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