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The Technology Book for Girls

And Other Advanced Beings
Romanek, Trudee (Book - 2001)
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The Technology Book for Girls
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This title in the Books for Girls series looks at technology that girls encounter every day, such as CD players, microwave ovens and touchscreens. Filled with fun, easy-to-do activities, it encourages girls to experiment and explore. They are also introduced to eight women who work in exciting technological careers, including an astronomer, a radio frequency inspector and a plant physiologist.
Authors: Romanek, Trudee
Title: The technology book for girls
and other advanced beings
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2001
Characteristics: 56 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Trudee Romanek ; illustrated by Pat Cupples
Notes: Includes index
Contents: What is technology?
Silent signals / Control your remote
Alarming discoveries / Smoke alarms
Open sesame / Invisible doorman
Bathroom beams / Automatic hand dryers
Lasers in the library / Bar code scanners
Turning music into light / Compact disc
Technology in your pocket / Making the invisible visible (laser pointer or flashlight)
Hardworking lasers / Cutting tools
Lasers in medicine / Eye surgery & dentistry
Magic machines / Touchscreens
See the light / Optical fibers
It's what's inside that counts / Endoscopes
Long-distance lights / Telecommunication with fiber optics
Eyes in the sky / Satellites
Making waves / Radio waves
Cooking with radio waves / Microwaves
Wireless wonders / Wireless communication
Science fair projects: Infrared
Lasers
Fiber optics
Microwaves
Touchscreens
Radio waves
Satellites
Additional Contributors: Cupples, Pat
ISBN: 1550746197
1550749366
Branch Call Number: j 600 R758t 2001
Subject Headings: Women in technology Juvenile literature Technology Experiments Juvenile literature Technology Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Women in technology
Technology
Technology
LCCN: 00931792
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Profiles various women with technological careers, including a plant physiologist, while providing simple activities that encourage young girls to explore and experiment with technology.


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