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Gareth Stevens Timelines (Science Highlights / History Highlights / Americans at War Combo Set)
This fascinating collection takes readers on an amazing journey through the most important moments in the history of our world, mapping the way from ancient times to our modern digital age with detailed timelines throughout each book. Fact boxes, sidebars, maps, and a rich resource section further e...

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Ancient Science (Prehistory – A.D. 500)
There is an incredible timeline of scientific development that occurred before we could record our history. Walled communities, calendars to track time, early irrigation systems, and domestication of animals all occurred in prehistory. Readers will be taken on a journey of scientific discovery of ve...

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Medieval Science (500 – 1500)
The period between the end of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance used to be known as the Dark Ages. As this book shows, it was in fact a time of constant technological innovation and an increasingly accurate understanding of the world, often based on ancient classical wisdom. Readers will enjoy th...

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Revolutions in Science (1500 – 1700)
This book covers two centuries when amateur scientists—natural philosophers—began to use close observation and orderly experimentation to understand processes that had previously been explained by religion or superstition. By 1700, a new faith had emerged: a trust in the potential of human reason. T...

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Science Highlights: A Gareth Stevens Timeline Series
Students follow important scientific discoveries and breakthroughs through time. Detailed timelines on each page allow students to see at a glance how scientists built on prior discoveries, and how science flourished in different parts of the world. From ancient times to our modern digital age, stud...

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The Advent of Electricity (1800 – 1900)
This book covers the scientific developments of the 19th century, the great age of the machine when factory chimneys rose above industrial towns. Manufacturers constantly improved technology to get a commercial advantage. Meanwhile, other scientists began to explore fundamental questions about the n...

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The Age of the Atom (1900 – 1946)
This book gives a fascinating overview of the scientific breakthroughs that took place during the first half of the 20th century. During this time, science transformed the lives of everyone. New forms of transportation seemed to shrink the massive world. Mass communication brought people closer toge...

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The Digital Age (1947 – Present Day)
The later decades of the 20th century brought no bigger development than the rise of the computer and the Internet. Cars, entertainment, learning—even household appliances were controlled by microchips. There were other developments too, including the deciphering of human genetics. In this book, rea...

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The Rise of Industry (1700 – 1800)
In only a few decades, new materials, new machines, new sources of power, and new methods of transportation changed the face of the world. Mines, furnaces, and mills formed the basis of towns where the routines of the natural world were subject to the rhythms of the factory. This book explores the i...

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