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Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be
by Charlotte Foltz Jones
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From Frisbees to X-Rays, Post-It Notes to penicillin, here are the fascinating stories behind the accidental inventions of 40 things, including Coca-Cola, potato chips, Silly Putty, the Slinky, and many other familiar items. An IRA/CBC Children's Choice.... (read more)

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Digital Revolutionaries: The Men and Women Who Brought Computing to Life (New York Times)
Digital Revolutionaries: The Men and Women Who Brought Computing to Life (New York Times)
by Steve Lohr
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In the beginning, there was the computer. And it was big. As big as a room. Sometimes as big as a house. Early computers required teams of white-coated scientists to keep them running, yet one of those giant behemoths could not match the computing power... (read more)

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The Camera (Inventions That Shaped the World)
The Camera (Inventions That Shaped the World)
by Trudi Strain Trueit
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When you think about all the uses of a camera you quickly realize how it has changed our lives. It is used to create artwork that captures a moment in time. It is used to document history. It is used in scientific exploration. It is used to record lives... (read more)

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A Refreshing Look at Renewable Energy with Max Axiom, Super Scientist (Graphic Library: Graphic Science)
A Refreshing Look at Renewable Energy with Max Axiom, Super Scientist (Graphic Library: Graphic Science)
by Katherine E. Krohn
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Full-color, high-impact illustrations - Table of contents, glossary, bibliography, index - Plus... www.facthound... (read more)

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When Birds Get Flu and Cows Go Mad!: How Safe Are We? (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
When Birds Get Flu and Cows Go Mad!: How Safe Are We? (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
by John Diconsiglio
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- Background information to build content-area knowledge including: Scientific timelines, words to know, job descriptions, and seminal cases<BR>- Chapter Summaries and questions that recap the evidence: You're The Medical Examiner<BR>... (read more)

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Heart-Stopping Roller Coasters (World's Biggest)
Heart-Stopping Roller Coasters (World's Biggest)
by Meish Goldish
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Hold on tight! Kids are about to discover the biggest, fastest, and scariest roller coasters in the world. From the "Kingda Ka" in New Jersey thats as tall as a 45-story building to the "Steel Dragon 2000" in Japan that covers the length of 27 football... (read more)

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Nuclear Energy (Discovery Channel School Science: Physical Science)
Nuclear Energy (Discovery Channel School Science: Physical Science)
by Jacqueline A. (edt) Ball
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With an unparalleled array of science topics to choose from, Discovery Channel School Science puts the fascination of the natural world at students' fingertips. Fun, fast-paced, high-interest text and vibrant photography in a varied format bring to life... (read more)

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Seven Wonders of Exploration Technology (Seven Wonders)
Seven Wonders of Exploration Technology (Seven Wonders)
by Fred Bortz
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Exploration is one of oldest human impulses. Over thouands of years, we've invented vehicles, tools, and instruments to take explorations farther and deeper. This book looks at seven modern technological developments related to exploration.... (read more)

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Why Science Matters #2: Using Nuclear Energy
Why Science Matters #2: Using Nuclear Energy
by John Townsend
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This series shows the relevance of the science that students study to our everyday lives and the areas of research that are being pursued by academics and industry. Each book explores how real scientists are undertaking oractical research and... (read more)

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Energy (DK Eyewitness Books)
Energy (DK Eyewitness Books)
by Jack Challoner
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With more than twenty million copies sold in forty languages in ninety countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness been the most trusted young adult nonfiction book series for more than thirty years. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the one-hundred... (read more)

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Using Soil (Exploring Earth's Resources)
Using Soil (Exploring Earth's Resources)
by Sharon Katz Cooper
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Readers will learn about the properties of each material that makes up the earth's resources and it's applications..... (read more)

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Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
by Marc Aronson
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The amazing story of the trapped Chilean miners and their incredible rescue that Publishers Weekly calls “a riveting, in-depth recounting of the events that held the world rapt.” In early August 2010, the unthinkable happened when a mine... (read more)

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The Construction Alphabet Book
The Construction Alphabet Book
by Jerry Pallotta
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Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston... (read more)

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Digital Video: Moving Images and Computers (Digital World)
Digital Video: Moving Images and Computers (Digital World)
by Ananda Mitra, Ph.d.
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With the development of easy-to-use video-editing software, inexpensive camera equipment, and a worldwide audience courtesy of the Internet, creating and watching digital video has become a popular pastime among average computer users. The growth of... (read more)

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Sci-Hi: Earth Science #1: Fossil Fuels
Sci-Hi: Earth Science #1: Fossil Fuels
by Eve Hartman
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Fossil Fuels explores the fuels that we use every day. You will learn about everything from how coal forms to the many products made from oil. You will discover how coal, oil, and natural gas help us in our lives. You will also find out how they harm our... (read more)

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Wind Energy (Fueling the Future)
Wind Energy (Fueling the Future)
by Elizabeth Raum
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This series asks the question that young people want answered about our energy resources. Each book in the series includes clear explanations of science concepts, discussions of why alternative energy sources are needed, and examples of energy use from... (read more)

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GPS (Technology 360)
GPS (Technology 360)
by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
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Examines the development and amazing growth of online social networking. Briefly explains the basic technology, and examines how it has affected politics, activism, charity, business, advertising, and science. Explores the emerging problems of identity... (read more)

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Science at the Edge #1: Biometric Technology
Science at the Edge #1: Biometric Technology
by Mark Lockie
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Biometric Technology looks at how human characteristics can be used to identify individuals, and the uses for this technology. It shows how physical features, such as fingerprints and palm prints, as well as iris, voice, and vein patterns, can be used to... (read more)

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Blood Suckers!: Deadly Mosquito Bites (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
Blood Suckers!: Deadly Mosquito Bites (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
by John Diconsiglio
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Features: - High interest/low reading level books for middle- and high-school students - Attention-grabbing opener to provide immediate visual introduction to each book - Mock dialogues to present crucial vocabulary terms in context - Compelling... (read more)

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The Construction Alphabet Book
The Construction Alphabet Book
by Jerry Pallotta
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Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston... (read more)

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