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What a Great Idea! By Stephen Tomecek

What a Great Idea!

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From the hand ax and mathematics to IC chips and the laser, each technological touchstone in human history is described and placed in historical context. Includes an Epilogue that looks to the future, a bibliography, and a list of great Web sites for young inventors. Full color.

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What a Great Idea!: Inventions That Have Changed the Way We Live by Stephen Tomecek

From the hand axe and mathematics to IC chips and the laser, each technological touchstone in human history is described and placed in historical context. Each profile includes the inventor of the item (if we know it), how the idea developed and how it works, the immediate impact of the idea, and the technological 'children' of the idea. The time span is 3500 bc to today. The author closes with an epilogue that looks to the future, a bibliography, and a list of great Web sites for young inventors.

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What a Great Idea!: Inventions That Have Changed the Way We Live by Stephen Tomecek
Stephen Tomecek
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