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Inventions of the Future: New Technology You Never Knew Existed [Kindle Edition]

Charlie Hartman
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Science for kids has never been this much fun! 
Have you ever wondered what kind of new, futuristic technology we'll be using in the next five years? Better yet, did you know a lot of cool science-fiction type technology is actually possible today? 

In "Inventions of the Future", discover dozens of new inventions that are out NOW and can change the world. New technology is constantly improving our lives. See what scientists have been working on recently, like:
  • Swappable body parts 
  • Tiny robots that you can buy today
  • Cars that drive themselves
  • The house of the future
  • Super-light and fast transport vehicles
  • The skyscraper that fights global warming
and many more. 

Packed with color photos, this book is sure to delight curious youngsters who love learning about the latest in technology. Written in an easy-to-understand style, "Inventions of the Future" will show you today's technological possibilities with science while posing fun facts and questions along the way. 

Inside, find links to more videos, articles, and websites that can show you more about each invention. This is truly an immersive, interactive book that will show young readers and adults alike about the upcoming technology that will change the way we live. 

Perfect for lovers of technology, gadgets, and creative inventions. Dive into this book today and find out all about the amazing inventions that will power our world in the not-too-distant future.

Rated for ages 9 and up (but adults love it too!). 



Editorial Reviews

From the Author

Humankind's progress in this  world with technology has been utterly amazing. In  just 100 short years we've surpassed the advancements of all technology in the last 3,000 years. 

When I was in grade school, my science teacher read aloud to us from a similar book. This was back in the late 1980's. I was utterly fascinated and my attention was captured: would we really have video phones and replace cash with things called "debit cards"? No way! That was the day I fell in love with science. I had this book on the brain for weeks. 

Now I'd like to share that same excitement with the next wave of young adults who have a curiosity for the possibilities of the future. (But of course, you can expect way cooler stuff in this updated version.)

More than ever we need the next generation to be fostered in their pursuit of knowledge. It is our duty to help them see and understand the wondrous beauty of the natural world around us, and that they have the power to make a difference. 

Product Details

  • File Size: 1084 KB
  • Print Length: 59 pages
  • Publisher: Atomic Press (February 6, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BCPQR9U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #676,614 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars "Science For Kids" as read by a 55-year-old man. March 2, 2013
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I didn't expect much from this. My biggest fear was that it would be yet another condescending book writing by a scholastic snob looking down his or her nose at the lowest common denominator reader. I was wrong - completely and utterly wrong - and my fears were baseless.

Each entry was not only fascinating, it also provided a handy hyperlink for anyone wanting additional information on the item under discussion. Because it is in fact written for a school-aged audience, each entry concludes with an open-ended invitation for the reader, or class group, to have a discussion session regarding the applications such an invention might have. While the adult reader just looking for some "cool stuff" to read about can breeze right by these discussion teasers, they are perfectly placed for an enterprising teacher to get some stimulated and involved consultation started. With all the sundry things that distract our children from investing themselves in the educational system these days, anything like this that may foster even a momentary stimulation to young minds is worthy of praise.

I like to think of myself as an "informed" adult. My wife and I are well-educated and like to keep track of new scientific developments - especially in medicine since our career backgrounds were based in medical fields. I was pleasantly surprised to see that there were only a few of the items presented in Mr. Hartman's book that my wife and I some familiarity with from previous reading.

If I had one small complaint about this book is that it is far too short. Hopefully the author's intent is to publish a series of these - perhaps one per year once the trade and industrial showcase seasons have passed and the major technology companies have had a chance to unveil their latest prototypes in the auto, computer, medical, and even video gaming fields. If that is the plan, count me in as an avid collector and customer as each subsequent volume is published!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great January 7, 2014
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This book is great. I hope you make more books like this about other inventions. This book is the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book October 4, 2013
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Great book about inventions! It has lots of inventions that are like from future! Great book buy the book it's aweso.e
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4.0 out of 5 stars good read May 15, 2013
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my son is 8 and he has told me he really likes this book he reads loads of books and in my opinion is a good judge of books, he was particularly excited about the jets and the cars of the future and is very pleased to own this book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Science and Inventions April 1, 2013
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This is a great primer to read to and with your kids to get them excited about science! A good variety of modern day innovations to explore.
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