Reading Level: Gr. 5 Interest Level: Gr. 5-8+
Scientist and inventor Sir Isaac Newton once said “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” This fascinating new series examines this notion that ideas and technologies inspire future innovations. Using primary source documents and images, significant inventions are profiled including information about the person or people behind an idea, the development process, the immediate impact of the invention, and the future inventions it inspired.