Microwave Man: Percy Spencer And His Sizzling Invention

ISBN-10: 1464403457
ISBN-13: 9781464403453
Author: Latta, Sara L.
Interest Level: 3-5
Publisher: Enslow Publishers

Publication Date: January 2014

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 48

Series: Inventors At Work!


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Interest Level

Grades 3-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: O
Lexile: 740L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Size & Shape

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General

Description
Most people love microwave popcorn or a warm snack from the microwave. But before 1975, homes did not have this great device! How did Percy Spencer go from a small town mill worker to the inventor of one of the most popular devices in the world? Find out how Spencer's love of science and machines, along with his strong work ethic, helped him achieve a patent for the invention of the microwave oven.
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