1000 Inventions and Discoveries
1000 Inventions and Discoveries  -     By: Roger Bridgman
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A fascinating timeline of the most important inventions and discoveries from prehistoric times to today.

Dip into this comprehensive illustrated account of key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it.

From the prehistoric hunting tools our early ancestors used to the modern-day smartphones and social media that connect the entire planet, this book provides a fascinating tour through the history of humankind's inventions and discoveries.

Fully revised and updated for 2020, 1000 Inventions and Discoveries explores recent inventions like the Amazon Echo as well as showcasing revolutionary historical inventions such as the wheel. Whether you're a budding inventor, a history buff, or both, this amazing guide is packed with the inventions and discoveries in science, technology, transportation, medicine, and mathematics that changed the course of human existence.

Find out who came up with the idea, how they were influenced, and key events that formed the backdrop of the discovery. Packed with stunning pictures and features, this book enables you to relive the most amazing discoveries ever made. Feature boxes and spreads highlight the most important inventions and discoveries, delving into new depths of detail to uncover the stories behind the most important and remarkable inventions and discoveries in history. 256 pages, softcover. Grades 5-8.

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Title: 1000 Inventions and Discoveries
By: Roger Bridgman
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: DK Children
Publication Date: 2020
Dimensions: 11 X 8.50 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds
ISBN: 1465494359
ISBN-13: 9781465494351
Ages: 10-14
Stock No: WW494351

Publisher's Description

A fascinating timeline of the most important inventions and discoveries from prehistoric times to today.

Dip into this comprehensive illustrated account of key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it.

From the prehistoric hunting tools our early ancestors used to the modern-day smartphones and social media that connect the entire planet, this book provides a fascinating tour through the history of humankind's inventions and discoveries.

Fully revised and updated for 2020, 1000 Inventions and Discoveries explores recent inventions like the Amazon Echo as well as showcasing revolutionary historical inventions such as the wheel. Whether you're a budding inventor, a history buff, or both, this amazing guide is packed with the inventions and discoveries in science, technology, transportation, medicine, and mathematics that changed the course of human existence.

Find out who came up with the idea, how they were influenced, and key events that formed the backdrop of the discovery. Packed with stunning pictures and features, this book enables you to relive the most amazing discoveries ever made. Feature boxes and spreads highlight the most important inventions and discoveries, delving into new depths of detail to uncover the stories behind the most important and remarkable inventions and discoveries in history.

Author Bio

Roger Bridgman studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. After working as a graphic designer and studying electronics, he became a design engineer at Marconi. Roger was Curator of Communications at the Science Museum, London, for 11 years, during which time he gained a master's in History of Technology at Imperial College, London. He now writes books for children and articles for New Scientist and Physics World.

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