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- DescriptionImagine a world without brand-name products! Before the Industrial Revolution it was t possible to produce eugh of the same item to have a brand, but in 100 years the world changed from make-your-own everything to a society of manufactured goods. The Industrial Revolution: Investigate How Science and Techlogy Changed the World introduces the dynamic individuals who led this revolution and how their invations impacted the lives of everyone, rich and poor, city-dwellers and farmers alike. Elements of history, biography, civics, science, and techlogy combine with activity-driven enrichment projects that kids can do with minimal supervision. Activities include creating a water-powered wheel, designing a steam ship, building a telegraph machine, and making a pinhole camera.
- Author BiographyCarla Mooney is the author of several books for young readers including Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation, The Industrial Revolution: Investigate How Science and Technology Changed the World, and Explore Rivers and Ponds! With 25 Projects. Her work has appeared in many magazines including Highlights, Faces, and Learning Through History. Carla lives in Pittsburgh, PA. Jen Vaughn received her MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Jen currently lives in Seattle WA.
- Author(s)Carla Mooney
- PublisherNomad Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2011
- SubjectSchool Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities
- Series TitleBuild it Yourself
- Place of PublicationWhite River Junction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNomad Press
- Content Note50 b/w illus, 50 line drawings & 25 maps
- Weight522 g
- Width255 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Illustrator(s)Jenn Vaughn
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