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Canadian Inventions by One of Canada's best-kept secrets is the amazing list of inventions, both great and ridiculous, that were created by Canadians! Author Lisa Wojna celebrates Canuck ingenuity and tells the stories behind an array of innovations. From the space shuttle's Canadarm to the electron microscope, Canadians can lay claim to many creations. Some have changed our world for the better; others are just wonderfully weird. Great Ideas telephone goalie mask standard time Superman snowmobile kayak insulin zipper Robertson screw egg carton snowshoe paint roller basketball What were they thinking? disposable ship mechanical skirt lifter Earth Paper rocking chair butter churn square bullets synchronized swimming salmon leather jolly jumper poutine cylinder boat 3-D jigsaw puzzle. hat with a water reservoir for a flower You'll be amazed, astounded and occasionally downright embarrassed. But you'll finally be able to answer Trivial Pursuit questions about Canadian inventions. And, yes, Canadians invented that game, too.
Publication Date: 2005-03-15
Great Inventions by An exciting illustrated reference library for children age 8 and up. Integrated, highly visual approach sure to engage video-age kids. Authoritative, up-to-date information plus games, quizzes, puzzles, and activities.
Publication Date: 1999-05-01
The History of Invention by Students and researchers looking for information on technologies-- past and present-- need look no further. "The History of Invention
Publication Date: 1987-09-01
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