The Story of Inventions
This reader provides students with the opportunity to learn about great inventors and inventions from the 1620's to the 1990's. Comprehension questions at the end of each chapter. An excellent resource for one source written reports! Learn about the steam engine, steamboat, spinning machines, cotton gin, sewing machine, the reaper, the making of steel, the invention of printing, the telegraph, the telephone and more! It also provides sufficient background into the lives of the inventors. 280pages, paperback. Grades 6 and up.