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Exploring the world around you, this work uncovers how modern technologies work, from iPods to the Internet, and from fibre optics to fireworks.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Dorling Kindersley
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Sep 03, 2013 rated it liked it
ISBN: 1405308370
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley, 2005

Content: topics include new and old technology, this book explains new advances in technology and the impact on modern society for example using mobile phones, email and the internet as an effective forms of communication. The book explores modern gadgets people use for pleasure, work and education although quite dated and basic seeing as there have been new advances in technology since then, I believe looking at old technology can get children
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pretty basic, learned a little. surprised that the reference section didn't list Darwin but did list Mendel.
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Chris Woodford writes popular science and technology books for adults and children. He studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. His books include the bestselling "Cool Stuff" series for Dorling Kindersley, and he also writes the popular science education website Explain that Stuff.
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