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Elementary School • Inventors & Scientists

Inventions - World Book for Kids  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/forkids/search?st1=inventions&x=0&y=0

Invention  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635589&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an introduction to a variety of inventions, both ancient and modern, that have changed the world.

Inventions and Inventors  http://hottopics.lvccld.org/inventions_inventors
Many inventions have taken several centuries to develop into their modern forms and are rarely the product of a single inventor's efforts. Every breakthrough is a collective effort that combines and tweaks already existing ideas and technology.

Inventors - World Book  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/infofinder/biocentersearch?br1=inventors&search=browse
Information on inventors; can be narrowed down by Nationality.

Inventors & Scientists - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Scientists%2B%2526%2BInventors&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3


African-Americans

Inventors and Inventions  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX3444700642&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w
African-American inventors and their inventions. Grades 4 & up.


Women

4000 years of Women in Science  http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/
Find out about famous woman scientists!


Americans

American Inventions  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX2536600647&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w
During the Revolutionary-period America, several inventors proposed or produced ingenious innovations that foretold the “know-how” that later became Americans’ famous reputation. Grades 4&up.


Inventions

Inventions - Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?ty=as&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=search&s=RELEVANCE&p=GVRL&st=T003&dblist=GVRL&qt=OQE~inventions~~PU~%22Children%27s+Illustrated+Encyclopedia%22&sw=w

Constructions & Architecture - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Construction%2B%2526%2BArchitecture&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3


Flight

Flying Machine  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635527&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an introduction to the history of flight and explores the various aircraft in use today.


Scientists

Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography  http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/
More than a thousand biographies of famous scientists.

The Galileo Project  http://galileo.rice.edu/lib/catalog.html
631 detailed biographies on members of the scientific community during the 16th and 17th centuries with vital facts about each individual and their contributions to science.


Inventors

Forgotten Inventors  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/telephone/sfeature/
Who invented the can opener? How about the Frisbee? Cool stuff!

Inventors - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Technology%2B%2526%2BInvention&vrsn=127&locID=lvccld_main&failover=0&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&c=1&searchTerm=Inventors&ste=5&tbst=tsrch&tab=1&bConts=39


Inventions That Make Our Life Easier

Inventions for Daily Life  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&prodId=SUIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&mode=view&displayGroupName=Reference&limiter=&currPage=&disableHighlighting=true&source=&sortBy=&displayGroups=&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CCV2643450379&userGroupName=lvccld_main&jsid=23ecbe83c056f90c5a7a18b413a4ba96
Inventors in the eighteenth century worked to make life easier. Includes, Ben Franklin's inventions.

Machines, Engines & Motors - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Machines%252C%2BEngines%2B%2526%2BMotors&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3

Materials - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Materials&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3


Inventions - Technology

Technology, Engineering & Inventions - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Technology%2B%2526%2BInvention&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3

Computers & Electronics - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Computers%2B%2526%2BElectronics&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3

Telecommunications - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Telecommunications&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3


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