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Inventing the Camera - HC
Inventing the Camera - HC
Inventing the Camera - HC
9780778728146 | In Stock
US$26.60
US$19.95
 
With the invention of the camera, the last century and a half has become the most visually documented age in history. This fascinating book describes in simple terms how a camera works and identifies the inventors who helped develop this important technology. Follow the camera’s evolution from the discovery in ancient China that an image could be created from light traveling through a pinhole, to modern day digital cameras, camera phones, and web cams. Topics include
• the first cameras and the birth of photography
• the marketing industry and big players
• advances in film, lenses, flashes and color photos
• some of the world's most famous photographers Teacher’s guide available.


Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Breakthrough Inventions
Author(s): Joanne Richter

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: R
ATOS: 8.1999999999999993
Dewey: 770
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2006

Reviews
Inventing the Camera

"The Breakthrough Inventions Series is a very good resource for the junior/Intermediate level. While the books are easy to read, the articles do not go into great depth, generally one-quarter to one-half page. Most items are accompanied by a photograph. The page layout would be excellent for use with a reluctant reader or for students in an ESL program as well as the average student. These books would provide a Jr./Intermediate student with a starting point for a short research project." —Resource Links, 02/08