Discoveries and Inventions in Literature for Youth: A Guide and Resource Book
This is a great resource for librarians and teachers, offering a rich and varied collection of books and other resources on discoveries and inventions for students in grades K-12. The books selected profile a wide range of inventors and discoverers, from historical to modern day, including scientists of Ancient Greece to Leonardo da Vinci, to Josephine Baker, to Esther Dyson. The fields of energy, the environment, industry, information technology, medicine, science, space, transportation, and weapons and warfare are explained through these books, making this a source for teaching topics of current events Includes: Biographies, Picture books, Fiction and nonfiction books, Reference books, Professional and electronic resources. A directory of museums, organizations, and institutions; a collection of booktalks, classroom activities, and invention contests; and a suggested list of books for building a core library curriculum round out this essential curriculum tool.
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Industry Energy and the Environment
Media and Communications
How Things Work
Invention to Market
Professional Resources for Educators
Directory of Museums and Organizations
Booktalks Classroom Activities and Invention Contests
African American Albert Einstein Alexander Graham Bell appendix appropriate for grades Berkeley Heights Biographies series Black and white book contains book includes books for further books to read brief biographies Carl Sagan Century chapter notes Charles Darwin Chicago chronology cluded color photographs colorful illustrations conclude the book Conn David describes diagrams discoveries and inventions Edison Edwin Hubble Enslow entries explains explore Flight further reading future George Washington Carver glossary Grace Hopper Heinemann Library Illus index are included index are provided index conclude innovations Internet addresses Inventions series John machines Marie Curie Medicine Minds of Science Minneapolis Museum patent Phone Readers learn reproductions resources for further resources for learning Revolution Robert robots Science series scientific scientists sidebars Space story Technology Television things Thomas Edison timeline tion video is appropriate white photographs World Wright Brothers York young readers