Thomas Edison: Lighting a Revolution ebook

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 720L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 5.9
  • Item: 28930E
  • ISBN: 9781493869558
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 621.3092
  • Pages: 32

Humans are dependent on electricity. Every day, we flip switches, tap screens, and reap the benefits of this technology. But how did it all start? Thomas Edison created an electric light bulb that changed how people lived. All it takes is one spark of inspiration to light up the world!

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy