Becoming Invisible: From Camouflage to Cloaks

Becoming Invisible: From Camouflage to Cloaks

by Carla Mooney

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Overview

Every great invention begins with a great idea! Read all the books in this series and learn about the history and impact of some of the most fascinating innovations and inventions of our time. Explore the idea's early stages of development, problems encountered along the way, and how each great idea has influenced our lives.

Humans have always searched for Ways to be less visible to opponents. From the art of camouflage to the science of stealth technology, people have found ways to hide objects and people. Today, scientists are building an "invisibility cloak" that could make objects and people underneath it seem to disappear.

Did you know?

Read Becoming Invisible to learn these interesting facts and more about camouflage and stealth technology:

Ninjas in Ancient Japan learned how to become "invisible" without really disappearing.

Camouflage was first tested in World War I.

Blue screen technology in movies is used to make something or someone invisible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603570770
Publisher: Norwood House Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The World's Best Camouflage 4

Chapter 2 How Invisibility Works Today 16

Chapter 3 Researching Invisibility Cloaks 26

Chapter 4 How Invisibility Cloaks Could Change the World 38

Glossary 44

For More Information 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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