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Women Invent! : Two Centuries of Discoveries That Have Shaped Our World

By: Casey, Susan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 1997Description: 1 online resource (129 p.).ISBN: 9781569765104.Subject(s): Children as inventors -- Juvenile literature | Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature | Inventions -- History | Inventors | Women -- Biography | Women inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women Invent! : Two Centuries of Discoveries That Have Shaped Our WorldDDC classification: 604.82 | 604/.82 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Necessity calls; 2 Accidents Happen; Activity A SCOTCHGARD EXPERIMENT; 3 Turning an Idea into a Model; 4 Awards Bring Recognition; 5 Women Gain Patents; 6 From Model to Product; 7 Women Sell Their Inventions; 8 An Inventor's Resource Guide; Books about Inventors and Inventing; Books about Patenting and Marketing your Invention; Internet Sites; Places to Visit; Invention Camps; Invention Programs and Contests
Summary: These inspiring stories of women inventors take the reader through the process of inventing-from coming up with an idea to having it manufactured and sold.
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Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Necessity calls; 2 Accidents Happen; Activity A SCOTCHGARD EXPERIMENT; 3 Turning an Idea into a Model; 4 Awards Bring Recognition; 5 Women Gain Patents; 6 From Model to Product; 7 Women Sell Their Inventions; 8 An Inventor's Resource Guide; Books about Inventors and Inventing; Books about Patenting and Marketing your Invention; Internet Sites; Places to Visit; Invention Camps; Invention Programs and Contests

These inspiring stories of women inventors take the reader through the process of inventing-from coming up with an idea to having it manufactured and sold.

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Susan Casey is the editor in chief of O, The Oprah Magazine. She is the former editor in chief of Sports Illustrated Women and former development editor of Time Inc. She is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Outside, and National Geographic. She has written several books including The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks and Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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