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Product NameMaking It Go: The Life And Work Of Robert Fulton: Physical Science (Science Readers)
LanguageEnglish
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Short DescriptionHeight:0.1 inches / Length:8.8 inches / Weight:0.15 pounds / Width:6.8 inches
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AuthorDon Herweck
Page Count32
BindingPaperback
Published08/03/2007
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Long DescriptionRobert Fulton is best known for inventing the steamboat, but he accomplished much more than that! Readers will learn about all the incredible things that Fulton invented and accomplished in this fascinating biography. The colorful images, intriguing facts, and easy-to-read text will have readers delighted and engaged as they learn how Fulton invented and used steam engines, canals, inclined planes, and submarines. The engaging sidebars will introduce readers to scientists and engineers who have used some of the same ideas as Fulton in the modern world. An index and glossary will give children the tools they need to better understand the content and vocabulary, while an interesting hands-on lab activity will encourage them to explore physical science even further!

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