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1001 Inventions : the enduring legacy of Muslim civilization
Book
2012
4 available of 5 items

"Imagine it is the seventh century. As most of Europe continues its descent into a long period of intellectually dormancy, a quiet yet powerful academic revolution is erupting in another corner of the world. Over the nex...

The story of inventions : a first book about world-changing discoveries —Barr, Catherine, 1965-
Book
2020
2 available of 3 items

COMPANION TO: THE STORY OF PEOPLE, ISBN 9780711241725. The world is brimming full of incredible inventions - but where did it all begin? How did they come about? Journey back in time, travel across the world and discover...

100 inventions of the industrial revolution : from 1700-1860 —Forty, Simon, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

Celebrates the major inventions and projects of the period 1700-1860: a period when science and technology began to establish its role in modern life.

Garfield's almost-as-great-as-pizza guide to technology —Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.
Book
2020
2 available of 3 items

Explores breakthroughs in technology, from the earliest stone tools to modern inventions, and features commentary from Garfield the cat who would rather be eating pizza.

The Renaissance inventors : with history projects for kids —Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author.
Book
2018
1 available of 3 items

"In The Renaissance Inventors with History Projects for Kids, readers 10 through 15 explore the period of European history from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries while focusing on the biographies of five inventors ...

The ages of steam and electricity
Book
2010
6 available of 7 items

Breakthrough the ideas that changed the world
DVD
2019
4 available of 6 items

Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.

Absolutely everything! : a history of Earth, dinosaurs, rulers, robots and other things too numerous to mention —Lloyd, Christopher, author. 1960-
Book
2018
6 available of 7 items

"How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and ...

The kid who invented the popsicle : and other surprising stories about inventions —Wulffson, Don L.
Book
1997
9 available of 9 items

Brief factual stories about how various familiar things were invented, many by accident, from animal crackers to the zipper.

The alchemy of us : how humans and matter transformed one another —Ramirez, Ainissa, 1969- author.
Book
2020
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"In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon, a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us. In The Alchemy of Us, scienti...

Brilliant ideas from wonderful women —Lopez, Aitziber, 1981- author.
Book
2019
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Describes fifteen products invented by women over the last two centuries, including the submarine telescope, disposable diapers, and the e-book, and discusses the women behind them.

How to fly a horse : the secret history of creation, invention, and discovery —Ashton, Kevin.
Book
2015
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"What do Thomas Jefferson's ice cream recipe, Coca Cola and Chanel No. 5 have in common? They all depended on a 19th century African boy who, with a single pinch, solved one of nature's great riddles and gave birth to th...

How things work : discover secrets and science behind medieval machines, jet packs, movie magic, and everything in between —Resler, Tamara J., author.
Book
2018
4 available of 4 items

Travel back in time and into the not-so-distant future to dissect, explore, and discover how all kinds of things do what they do! Along the way, you'll learn why cotton candy is so fluffy, how scientists built a space su...

Inventing the automobile —Banting, Erinn.
Book
2006
9 available of 9 items

Looks at how the invention of the automobile has changed the world and how automobile designs are continually changing to make cars safer to drive and cleaner for the environment.

James May's 20th century. Big ideas. [Disc 3] —May, James, 1963-
DVD
2012
1 available of 1 items

James confronts the impending convergence between man and machine and explores the world of cyborgs, robots and artificial intelligence. In Japan, James meets a man who has made an android double of himself. He gets to p...

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