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Discover the big ideas in technology that have transformed the world around us. From the first televisions and mobile phones to intelligent gadgets in every corner of a smart home, our world has experienced a technological revolution. The Greatest Ideas in Technology takes you on a journey through the most influential inventions of the past 100 years, exploring technology that has changed how we live, work, travel and communicate.
From Apollo 11’s historic flight to the wonders of the world wide web, the world has changed beyond recognition in the past hundred years. Think Big takes a close-up look at the amazing ideas that have transformed the way we all live.
Each spread explores a big idea in greater depth, explaining how it came to be and what evolved from it and assessing its impact on the world today. ‘Genius’ panels highlight the great thinkers behind the ideas, from scientists to inventors, environmentalists and engineers.
Each book includes carefully selected activities designed to inspire readers aged 9 and older and encourage them to nurture their own ‘big thinking’ and entrepreneurial spirit.
Shinkansen bullet train
World Wide Web
Large Hadron Collider
International Space Station
Nest Learning Thermostat