Inventions That Changed the World
This series looks at how amazing inventions changed the world. Each book examines the story of how an invaluable invention came to fruition and the work of the inventors who brought them to life. Readers will enjoy learning about each inventor's life story, from their early life and background to their work creating machines and vehicles that would change the way that people live forever. The series considers the historical period in which each invention was created and the magnitude of the invention in the context of the times. The series also explains how these inventions have impacted the world today and how the technology we currently use has its roots in the great inventions discussed in each book.
•A timeline illustrates the history of the invention from concept to finished machine
•In-depth information on each invention makes this an excellent supplement for teaching STEM
•Further reading suggestions encourage supplemental exploration of the topic
• Supports the Next Generation Science Standards by examining the connections between scientific domains and their larger historical and world context