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Teen innovators : nine young people engineering a better world with creative inventions / Fred Estes ; [illustrated by] Kavel Rafferty.

Estes, Fred, 1950- (author.). Rafferty, Kavel, (illustrator.).

"Teen Innovators celebrates the determination and ingenuity of ten young people who created their own original inventions. From water testing to windmills, these youth use unique methods to overcome real world problems"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781728417189
  • ISBN: 172841718X
  • ISBN: 9781728417219
  • ISBN: 172841721X
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Zest Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Welcome and Overview of the book -- Jack Andraka : improved pancreatic cancer test -- Gitanjali Rao : device to detect lead in drinking water -- William Kamkwamba : improvised electrical generator using windmill in Malawi -- Austen Veseliza : digital display glove to aid people with speech impairment -- Taylor Wilson : nuclear fusion reactor -- Deepika Kurup : easier, cheaper method to remove toxins from drinking water -- Cristian Arcega, Lorenzo Santillan, Oscar Vasquez, Luis Aranda : underwater robot -- Conclusion : common themes and insights on the creative process of these young inventors.
Target Audience Note:
990L Lexile
Ages: 10-15 Zest Books.
Grades: 7-9 Zest Books.
Subject: Inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Youth > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventeurs > Biographies > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Jeunesse > Biographies > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Clinton County Libraries.


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Annie Halenbake Ross Library YA 609.2 Est (Text) 00160181 YOUTH YA Non-Fiction Available -

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