World-Changing Inventions: The Invention of the Computer

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Published: September 2018
For Ages: Primary
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Author: Lucy Beevor

Product Category: Science / Science: Technology / Science: Communications Techno

Series: World-Changing Inventions
Published By: Raintree
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Published: 01-Sep-2018
Format: Hardback, 32 pages
RRP: $28.99
ISBN: 9781474752831
Computers can be found nearly everywhere these days. But that wasn't the case just 50 years ago. Take a historic journey to discover how computers developed over time, from early mechanical calculators to the enormous, room-filling ENIAC, to smartphones and tablets. Vivid photos and lively text will keep readers engaged as they learn about Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and other great minds that influenced the invention and development of computers.

Australian Curriculum:
Australian Curriculum Correlation:
  • YEARS 4-6