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Children's Nonfiction Science & Technology

Inventing the Television

by (author) Joanne Richter

Publisher
Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 2006
Category
Science & Technology, Electricity & Electronics, Cars & Trucks
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780778728351
    Publish Date
    Mar 2006
    List Price
    $10.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780778728139
    Publish Date
    Mar 2006
    List Price
    $25.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 5

Description

No other form of communication reaches people in as many parts of the world as television. Broadcasts are received by audiences in every country, in nearly every language. This fascinating history follows the evolution of television from early technology to its development as the world’s most popular global medium. The book also takes a close up look at the contributions of different inventors, the growth of broadcasting, and the cultural implications of TV viewing. Detailed illustrations also help explain the basics of electronic signals and transmission.

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Librarian Reviews

Inventing the Television (Breakthrough Inventions)

This book looks at the birth of broadcasting, the contributions of various inventors, the cultural implications of TV viewing, as well as the basics of electronic signals and transmission.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.

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