Inventions That Changed the World

This fascinating series explores the world’s most important and successful inventions in technology. From the steam engine and printing press to Facebook, Twitter, and the internet, each book focuses on a different invention. Each text highlights an invention’s successes and challenges, including the technology that it displaced as well as the opportunities it made possible, while also exploring the people who made the invention a reality and the historical context in which the inventors worked. Through vivid photographs, quick and informative Did You Know boxes, fun sidebars, and engaging text, this series explores each invention in a new and engaging way, seeking to answer exactly how the invention changed the world.
Each Book Contains:
• Sidebars featuring topics such as other technologies the invention inspired, inventions that were challenged and eventually beat out by the main invention, and modern innovators and their technological improvements related to the invention
• Informative biographies about the people behind the invention
• Did You Know boxes that provide further insight into key events and facts about the invention
Curriculum Connections:
• Students will be able to explore, identify, and define the social era in which the invention was created
• Students will be able to analyze why the invention was created and express what need it filled in society through the use of primary and secondary sources, article excerpts, photographs, and biographies
• Students will be able to understand the evolution of technological advancements and their impact on society due to social, economic, and geographical factors

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-4422-0
Copyright: 2019
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 6" x 9"