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Reinventing Edison Reading List

Reinventing Edison Reading List

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Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb is a science kit designed for use by schools, home schools, science fair participants, and hobbyists. This document is a bibliography and reading list of books collected by Harris Educational and used as research for designing the instructions for this science kit. Topics covered include the history of the inventor, the invention, the science behind the invention, the effects of the invention on society, and the history of the invention from its inception to the current day. The inventive process and other inventions may also be covered by the books on this list.
Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb is a science kit designed for use by schools, home schools, science fair participants, and hobbyists. This document is a bibliography and reading list of books collected by Harris Educational and used as research for designing the instructions for this science kit. Topics covered include the history of the inventor, the invention, the science behind the invention, the effects of the invention on society, and the history of the invention from its inception to the current day. The inventive process and other inventions may also be covered by the books on this list.

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“Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb” Reading List and Bibliography
"Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb" is a science kit that integrates invention and history alongside science, technology, and math. Part of the creative process of designing our science kits is to do asmuch research as possible into the history of the invention and the inventor as well as the science behindthe invention. To that end we have collected and read the following books relating to Edison, the ElectricLight, and Invention in general.Many of these books are out of print, or are rare but you still may find them at your local library, used bookstore, via eBay, or via used books sold on Amazon.com and other websites.There have been hundreds of books written about Edison and the invention of the Light Bulb, so if you havea favorite please feel free to share by commenting to this list as posted on our Face Book Fan Page at:http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=139103823032More resources relating to Reinventing Edison will be posted to our website in the Fall of 2009 and are alsoavailable at our Face Book Fan Page. Please become a fan!And now without further ado, here is the list of books we used in researching our science kit,we hope you enjoy:
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A Century of LightBy: James A. CoxType: Hardcover (224 pages)Publisher: Benjamin Co: (April , 1979)ASIN: 0875020623Description: An in-depth history of the development of the electric light by Thomas Edison and thesubsequent development and history of General Electric.Topics: Light Bulb, Edison, and InventionStatus: Out of PrintEdison: A Biography by Matthew JosephsonBy: Matthew JosephsonType: Hardback (511 pages)Publisher: McGraw-Hill (1959)ASIN: 0703304682Description: A biography of Thomas A. EdisonTopics: Edison, Light Bulb, Phonograph, InventionStatus: Out of Print (Hardback): Reprint (Paperback)Edison’s Electric Light: Biography of an InventionBy: Robert Friedel & Paul Israel with Bernard S. FinnType: Hardcover (263 Pages), Paperback (Reprint)Publisher: Rutgers University Print (February 1, 1986)ISBN: 0813511186Description: An in-depth history of Thomas Edison’s Electric Light BulbTopics: Light Bulb, Edison, and InventionStatus: Limited AvailabilityThe Electronic EpochBy: Elizabeth AntebiType: Hardback ( 256 pages)Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold (January 1, 1983)ISBN: 0442282540Description: A detailed and international view of how electricity and electronics hasshaped the modern world.Topics: Electronics, Invention, Science, TechnologyStatus: Out of print
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Eureka: An illustrated history of inventions from the wheel to the computer By: Edward De Bono (Editor)Type: Hardback (248 pages)Publisher: Thames & Hudson (1974)ISBN: 0500011192Description: Illustrated History of hundreds of inventions.Topics: Invention, Light Bulb, Telegraph, Telephone, Phonograph, and MoreStatus: Out of PrintThe Great InventionsBy: Ralph SteinType: Hardcover (252 pages)Publisher: Ridge Press (1976)ASIN: B0006COBUMDescription: A critical history of many of the great inventions with a focus on all inventorswho worked on each invention, not just those that first patented their inventions.Topics: Invention, InventorsStatus: Out of PrintInvention in America – With Images from the Library of CongressBy: Russell BourneType: Hardcover (138 pages)Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing (October 1, 1995)ISBN: 1555912311Description: An illustrated history of key American inventions from Colonial Times to the20th Centry.Topics: Light Bulb, Telegraph, Phonograph, Telephone, Edison, Morse, Bell, Invention,and MoreStatus: Limited Availability
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