Innovations in Transportation

Innovations in Transportation

by Larry Verstraete


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Imagine a street filled with horses and buggies, or the skies without airplanes! You might not realize that, before vehicles, it used to take days—even weeks—to visit friends or family! This title looks at major innovations in transportation over the years, and the ingenious inventors, scientists, and engineers who made them. With a little inventive thinking, what might you create to help us change the way we travel?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778726869
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2016
Series: Problem Solved! Your Turn to Think Big Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,175,692
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Pedal Power: Inventions and Innovations 4

Rolling Away: Roller Skates 6

Fast and Furious: Spencer Whale 8

Getting Around: Param Jaggi 10

Moving a Crowd: Moving Sidewalk 12

Razor Scooter: Armand Bombardier 14

Water Skis: Windsurfer 16

The Hovercraft: The Outboard Motor 18

Going Down: Scuba Gear 20

Up and Away: The First Flight 22

Rocket: Rocket Belt 24

Hoverboards: Omni Hoverboard 26

You, the Inventor: Think Big! 28

Learning More 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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