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Machines and Inventions

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Machines and Inventions by Ian Graham
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What were the first ever inventions? When was the wheel first around? What's the fastest machine on Earth? This fascinating book answers all the questions children love to ask about the world's oldest and newest machines and inventions. This book: lets you learn about some of the people and ideas that have changed the world as we know it, from the first tools to the inventions of the future; contains marvelously detailed illustrations by specialist artists show some of the world's most fascinating machines and inventions; two scene-changing acectate spreads bring these World of Wonder books to life; incorporates an engaging question-and-answer format that children will find easy to follow; a 'true or false?' quiz runs through the book, with answers given at the end, to make it truly interactive; and, a glossary and index encourage children to use the book as an educational resource." Machines and Inventions" and the National Curriculum: supports Key Stage 1 Science, helping children to have 'Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past'; helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.

Author Biography

Ian Graham studied applied physics at the City University, London. Since becoming a freelance author and journalist, he has specialised in science and technological subjects.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2009
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
UK ed.
Illustrations
Illustrations, color
Imprint
Book House
Pages
32
ISBN-13
9781906370435
Product ID
2750967

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