The Resource Innovators : the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects, Marcia Amidon Lusted ; illustrated by Tom Casteel

Innovators : the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects, Marcia Amidon Lusted ; illustrated by Tom Casteel

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Innovators : the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects
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Innovators
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the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects
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Marcia Amidon Lusted ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
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eng
Summary
"Most people have heard of Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, but how about Daniel Hale Williams, Mae Jemison, and Mary Anderson? The world owes a lot to the unsung heroes of innovation, people who used their ideas to make the world a better place through advances in health, technology, food science, and discovery! In Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World, readers ages 9 to 12 learn about many inventions, products, processes, and improvements people have made to create the reality in which we live. For example, in 1938, Ruth Wakefield added bits of chocolate to her cookies and invented Toll House chocolate chip cookies. In 2012, at the age of just 15, Jack Andraka developed a speedy and cheap method to detect pancreatic cancer. Being innovative means thinking creatively and critically to solve problems and find improvements--all it takes is an open mind, curiosity, and a desire to come up with ideas! Hands-on activities use the engineering design process and include creating a homemade version of Silly Putty and figuring out how to make a solar-powered oven. Links to primary sources, videos, and relevant websites offer a digital experience for deeper, independent learning and inspiration."--Amazon.com
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contains biographical information
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YDX
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609.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 9-12
  • Guided reading level: Z
LC call number
T48
LC item number
.L87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Build it yourself
  • Focus on science
Target audience
juvenile
Innovators : the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects, Marcia Amidon Lusted ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
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Innovators : the stories behind the people who shaped the world : with 25 projects, Marcia Amidon Lusted ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
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Includes bibliographical references (page 119) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
The medical world -- Solving problems with science -- Happiest at home -- Engineering new solutions -- Hands-on technology -- Innovative accidents
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26 cm.
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Extent
v, 122 pages
Isbn
9781619305205
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
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(OCoLC)959535082

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