9780756968588

The Light Bulb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780756968588

  • ISBN10:

    0756968585

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-09-01
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Summary

Inventions That Shaped the World introduces young readers to revolutionary inventions, and emphasizes the impact the inventions had upon life at the time of their creation and beyond. Also explored is the featured invention's cultural significance, as well as the patterns of change that resulted from its origination. Chapters cover topics such as life before the invention, the need for the invention, its development, its influence upon culture, its evolution, and a biography on the inventor. Four-color photos, sidebars, a glossary, a timeline, an index, and a To Find Out More section complement the text. Imagine life without electric light. This comprehensive book explores a time of candles, gaslight, and kerosene lamps up to the time of neon light and fluorescent bulbs. Also explored is how electricity and the light bulb lit the way for change in daily life in an easy-to-read format, enhanced by interesting sidebars and four-color photos.

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