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The Evolution of Medical Technology

. 9781538303245. Marie, Paula. The Evolution of Agricultural Technology. ISBN 9781538302798.ea vol: 64p. (Evolving Technology). diag. further reading. glossary. index. maps. photos. reprods. websites. Britannica. Aug. 2018. lib. ed. $37.70.
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Gr 6–8—Detailing the history of various technologies from the earliest civilizations to today's modern society, this well-researched set provides readers with a thorough analysis of the advancements in scientific knowledge that have transformed the world. Carefully crafted chapters examine each technology's early appearances, revolutionary innovations, mechanical advances, contemporary uses, and future applications, and they do so in an engaging way that maintains reader interest. Anecdotal sidebars provide additional human-interest elements to the text, and the variety of graphics, including archival images, color photos, art reproductions, diagrams, and maps, keep the reading experience fresh and visually appealing. Suggestions for further inquiry, located in the back matter of each book, provide enthusiastic students with additional resources for independent investigation.
VERDICT Highly recommended for middle schoolers.

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