Genius! The Most Astonishing Inventions of All Time by Deborah Kespert
  

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Genius! The Most Astonishing Inventions of All Time by Deborah Kespert

Here is a lively and educational childrens book about the great (and sometimes surprising) inventions that created our 21st-century world, and the brilliant, and often brave, inventors who dared to think the unthinkable and do the impossible. From Archimedes machine for carrying water up hill, to Edisons electric light bulb; from the Wright brothers first powered flight to the Saturn V space rocket; from Gutenbergs printing press to Tim Berners-Lees creation of the worldwide web each gripping story of invention, struggle and perseverance is told in fascinating detail. The book includes a selection of simple how-to activities to inspire the budding scientist. Genius! will appeal to children around the age of 9+ with an interest in technology, science and history.

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Features dozens of experiments, handy graphs and definitive timelines.

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Format

Hardback
96 pages

Author

Deborah Kespert
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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Publication date

20th April 2015

ISBN

9780500650431


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