For every budding scientist who would like to think beyond the smoking volcano, diorama, and colored graphs of the typical school science fair. I is for Idea explores the development of bicycles, zippers, toilets, computers, and many other inventions that we now take for granted in our daily lives. Readers will learn about the inventors and the genesis behind these ever-present and useful items. Curious kids will find plenty of inspiration as they discover the answers to their continuous questions. What is the basis for the phrase -the real McCoy? What actually is the mother of invention? What kitchen appliance was developed after a scientist's candy bar suddenly melted?



Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/4/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up