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Airplanes

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793842

The new Boeing Superliner looks much different than the plane the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk. Have you ever wondered how new planes are developed? This "Innovation in Transportation" book, Airplanes, takes a look at the people and creative ideas that have changed the way we think about flying.

Vision

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793750

From glasses to contacts to Lasik surgery there have been many advances developed to improve people's vision. How have these advances occurred? What role has innovation played in their development? This book helps kids understand the concept of innovation and how it can be used to help overcome and solve many problems.

Vaccines

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793729

During the 20th century, smallpox was responsible for 500 million deaths, yet by the end of the century the disease was eradicated. How did this amazing accomplishment happen? How was the smallpox and other vaccines developed? This book explores role innovation has played in the development of these powerful disease fighters.

Transplants

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793743

Organ transplantation has come a long way in the past decades. What role has innovation played in these advances? This book helps kids understand the concept of innovation and how it can be used to help overcome and solve many problems.

Hearing

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793767

There have been many advances developed to help improves peoples hearing. How have these advances occurred? What role has innovation played in their development? This book helps kids understand the concept of innovation and how it can be used to help overcome and solve many problems.

Surgery

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793736

Everyday doctors perform surgeries that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using surgery as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Emergency Care

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793798

When a medical emergency occurs, seconds often make the difference between life and death. Every day, people are saved as the results of improvements in diagnosis and care. Read this book to explore the many advancements that have occurred in emergency care and the role innovation played in their development.

Radio

Philip Brooks (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793668

Radio has been commercially available since the late 1800's. But today's radio is has evolved greatly over the last 200 years. What factors drove this evolution? Using a product that kids are familiar with, radio, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Television

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794122

Television has been commercially available since the late 1930's. But today's television is very different from the TV our grandparents knew. Using a product that kids are familiar with, television, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Disease Control

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793774

There is a war raging that you may not be aware of, the fight to prevent the spread of diseases. Everyday health care professionals are focused on controlling the spread of disease. This book exposes students to the innovative tools and techniques healthcare professionals use to track, control, and combat the spread of dangerous diseases.

Photography

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793705

Photography is so much a part of life today that the average person my encounter more than 1,000 camera images a day. Cameras are now integrated with cell phones, digital images can be sent instantly to almost anywhere in the world. How is this possible? Innovation! This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of the camera.

Sports Broadcasting

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793651

In 1920, the first collegiate football game was broadcast on radio. Today, many sports actually allow viewers to control which camera picture they see. How has this innovation occurred? This book uses a familiar topic, sports broadcasting, to introduce kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life

Video Gaming

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793675

Video games have come a long way since Atari launched Pong back in 1971. The Innovation Library helps expose students to the important concept of innovation. With the pace of change in the video game industry, even the youngest student has seen the impact of innovation on games that they enjoy.

Artificial Limbs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793781

Everyday doctors perform artificial limb replacements that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using artificial limbs as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Movies

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793712

Kids have always loved movies. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to movies has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses Movies to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

Music

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793699

Kids have always loved music. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to music has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses music to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

Animation

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793682

Somewhere along the way, something happened to give art that crucial kick that gave life to still images: motion. The art of animation, both hand-drawn and computer-animated, has a long and rich history spanning nearly a century of experimentation and innovation. This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of animation industry.

States of Matter

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797307

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the states of matter.

Sound

Christine Taylor-Butler (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797277

Following the scientific process, this titles provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of sound.

Water

Charnan Simon (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797246

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the property of water.

Solar Energy

Christine Taylor-Butler (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797222

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the power of solar energy.

Rocks

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797178

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of rocks and minerals.

Plants

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797109

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of plants and plant life.

Respiration

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797147

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of process of respiration in cells.

Soil

Vicky Franchino (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797208

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the property and characteristics of soil.