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Technology of the Modern World


Technology has become part of our everyday lives, with computers, smartphones, and ever more complex technical marvels bringing the world to our fingertips. This title offers an overview of one of the most exciting times in technology. Beginning in 1900, the text guides the reader through innovations such as important advancements in farming, the exploration of space, military technology, and modern advancements in engineering and food production. Readers can anticipate a thorough overview of the myriad ways technology has evolved and continues to change our lives.

Series: The History of Technology

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level:  Z

Lexile Level: 1210

ISBN: 9781508100416 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2016

Pages:  112

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