Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his invention ideas.

Author: Maxine Anderson

Publisher: Nomad Press

ISBN: 9781936749157

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his invention ideas. Most of Leonardo's inventions were never made in his lifetime—they remained sketches in his famous notebooks. Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself shows you how to bring these ideas to life using common household supplies. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project combine with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies and trivia about the real-life models for each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look into the amazing mind of one the world’s greatest inventors.

Leonardo da Vinci s Flying Machine Kit

Painter, architect, scientist, inventor—Leonardo da Vinci ranks as history's consummate innovator.

Author: David Hawcock

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 9780486836478

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Painter, architect, scientist, inventor—Leonardo da Vinci ranks as history's consummate innovator. Consumed with a boundless desire for knowledge, he investigated technical challenges that were hundreds of years ahead of his time. The power of flight was a particular source of fascination for him, and his close studies of bird anatomy and movement informed his development of the ornithopter — a winged, human-powered aircraft. With Leonardo's da Vinci's Flying Machine, you can create a fully working model of the inventor's amazing creation. This self-contained model kit features a 48-page book with details from Leonardo's notebooks plus full-color, easily joined components. Once assembled, the wings flap by turning a crank. Like the prototype, your model won't actually fly, but you'll have an amazing replica of one of the Renaissance genius's most famous futuristic inventions.

Leonardo da Vinci

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Author: Kathleen Tracy

Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781612287614

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Inventor, artist, scientist . . . Leonardo da Vinci’s wide-ranging inquisitiveness was the source of his greatest accomplishments and his lifelong financial difficulties—he would get bored quickly and rarely finish his projects. As an artist, only seventeen of his finished works survive, and yet they include two of the most famous paintings in the world: The Last Supper and Mona Lisa. His scientific studies of human anatomy were centuries ahead of their time. And his designs for inventions, such as mechanical flight, foresaw technologies that would not be developed for hundreds of years. Leonardo’s achievements make him more than just an important historical figure: He was the ultimate Renaissance man whose achievements inspire both artists and scientists more than 500 years after his death.

Leonardo da Vinci

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Author: Mary Pope Osborne

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780307975492

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #10: Monday with a Mad Genius, they had lots of questions. Why was Leonardo da Vinci interested in flight? What are some of his most famous painting? Did he really keep noteboooks just like Jack? What do scientists today think of his ideas? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Leonardo da Vinci in His Own Words

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Author: Caroline Kennon

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781482440744

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

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Leonardo da Vinci defies categorization. He was an artist, scientist, mathematician, engineer, and more. He truly was a Renaissance man. This comprehensive volume presents the biography of a remarkable man using his own words and works. Readers will come to appreciate the genius of the inventor who devised early airplanes and helicopters more than 300 years before flying machines would be successfully developed! His paintings, sculptures, blueprints, notebooks, and other reminders of his legacy are well represented throughout this beautifully designed and well-researched book.

Cooler Than Fiction

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself by Maxine Anderson Have you ever had to do a chore that you just didn't want to do, and wished you could invent a machine to do it for you? Have you ever had an idea for an ...

Author: Jill S. Jarrell

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786461837

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 199

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Designed for public librarians, school media specialists, teachers, and anyone with an interest in supporting teen literacy, this book features 133 nonfiction booktalks to use with both voracious and reluctant teen readers. These booktalks cover a wide and varied range of nonfiction genres, including science, nature, history, biography, graphic novels, true crime, art, and much more. Each includes a set of discussion questions and sample project ideas which could be easily expanded into a classroom lesson plan or full library program. Also included are several guidelines for classroom integration, tips for making booktalks more interactive and interesting, and selections for further reading.

Amazing Facts in Science Grades 6 12

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Author: Don Blattner

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 9781580377201

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Connect students in grades 5 and up with science using Amazing Facts in Science. This 128-page book broadens students' knowledge of animals, plants, rocks and minerals, the physical world, and the universe. The unusual facts ignite students' interest in science and stimulate class discussion. Explanations for each fact include elaborate details and can be duplicated for further study.

Home Learning Year by Year Revised and Updated

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself Maxine Anderson. Nomad, 2006. Instructions for making everything from a hydrometer to an ornithopter, parachute, and trebuchet, plus illustrated background info.

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780525576976

Category: Education

Page: 576

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A comprehensive guide to designing homeschool curriculum, from one of the country’s foremost homeschooling experts—now revised and updated! Homeschooling can be a tremendous gift to your children—a personalized educational experience tailored to each kid’s interests, abilities, and learning styles. But what to teach, and when, and how? Especially for first-time homeschoolers, the prospect of tackling an annual curriculum can be daunting. In Home Learning Year by Year, Rebecca Rupp presents comprehensive plans from preschool through high school, covering integral subjects for each grade, with lists of topics commonly presented at each level, recommended resource and reading lists, and suggestions for creative alternative options and approaches. Included, along with all the educational basics, are techniques and resources for teaching everything from philosophy to engineering, as well as suggestions for dealing with such sensitive topics as sex education. Now revised throughout with all-new updates featuring the most effective and up-to-date methods and reading guides to homeschool your child at all ages, Home Learning Year by Year continues to be the definitive book for the homeschooling parent.

Common Core Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts Grades K 5

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Author: Great Minds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118137123

Category: Education

Page: 572

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The first books to present specific guidance for teaching the Common Core State Standards Forty-three states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands have signed on to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The need for curriculum guides to assist teachers in helping students meet these standards has become imperative. Created by teachers, for teachers, the research-based curriculum maps in this book present a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units for teaching the skills outlined in the CCSS for English language arts in Grades K-5. The maps address every standard in the CCSS, yet are flexible and adaptable to accommodate diverse teaching styles. Each grade is broken down into six units that include focus standards, suggested works, sample activities and assessments, lesson plans, and more Teachers can use the maps to plan their year and craft their own more detailed lesson plans Any teacher, school, or district that chooses to follow the Common Core maps can be confident that they are adhering to the standards.