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Inventions

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    Saving the Day

    Garrett Morgan's Life-Changing Invention of the Traffic Signal

    by Karyn Parsons ...
    Narrated by Karyn Parsons ...

    Unabridged

    12 min

    From Karyn Parson's critically acclaimed Sweet Blackberry video series comes the little known story of Garrett Morgan, an African American inventor who created the traffic signal.Before Garrett Morgan became a successful inventor and saved countless lives with his creations, he was a little boy with a head full of ideas on how to make life better for everyone.At a tumultuous time filled with ... Read more

    $7.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Inventing Tiny Ears

    Narrated by Highlights for Children ...
    series Read With Highlight

    Unabridged

    2 min

    Scientists are developing microsensors to detect electrical sparks. ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Madam C. J. Walker and New Cosmetics

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    17 min

    Tells the story of Madam C. J. Walker, who invented a line of African American hair products and cosmetics that her to become the first self-made female millionaire of any race. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Keyboard Fits Like a Glove

    Narrated by Highlights for Children ...
    series Read With Highlight

    Unabridged

    2 min

    In the future will computers be stitched into our clothes? ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Levi Strauss and Blue Jeans

    by Nathan Olson ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Tells the story Levi Strauss and the evolution of blue jeans. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Robot's New Moves, A

    by Andy Boyles ...
    Narrated by Highlights for Children ...
    series Read With Highlight

    Unabridged

    2 min

    Scientists have programmed robots to figure out a way to keep going after becoming damaged. ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Frank Zamboni and the Ice-Resurfacing Machine

    by Kay Olson ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Describes how Frank Zamboni created the ice-resurfacing machine, and how it affected the world of ice-based sports. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Meet the Origami Robot

    by Andy Boyles ...
    Narrated by Highlights for Children ...
    series Read With Highlight

    Unabridged

    2 min

    Robotics scientists invented a tiny robot that folds itself into an origami-inspired configuration and performs a variety tasks. ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Zoom It

    Invent New Machines That Move

    by Tammy Enz ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Invent It

    Unabridged

    32 min

    Do you have a need for speed? Does power make your heart pound? In Zoom It, you’ll invent a gas powered boat, a catapult, an electric car, and many other amazing moving contraptions. When it comes to inventing, your imagination has no limits! ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Incredible Inventors: Ladybird Audio Adventures

    by Ladybird ...
    Narrated by Sophie Aldred ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 46 min

    Brought to you by Ladybird**.**Join our intrepid adventurer Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the universe) as she embarks on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure!On this adventure we're going to meet some of the world's most important inventors!These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (a.k.a. Doc Brown, ... Read more

    $11.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    13 min

    Tells the story of Thomas Edison's involvement in the development of the incandescent light bulb. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Robots in the Field

    Narrated by Dana Flemming ...
    series Robots at Home

    Unabridged

    1 min

    In Robots in the Field, early fluent readers learn about the roles robots play in the field of battle, including reconnaissance, bomb disposal, and search and rescue operations. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating world of robots.An infographic illustrates the unique features of a particular robot, and an activity ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Philo Farnsworth and the Television

    by Ellen Niz ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    17 min

    Tells the story of how Philo Farnsworth came up with the idea for electronic television at age 14, and later developed his idea into the technology for television that is still used today. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stinky Sanitation Inventions

    by Katie Marsico ...
    Narrated by Intuitive ...
    series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

    Unabridged

    26 min

    Did you know that people with rakes used to do the work of garbage trucks? Or that porta-potties were put on ships to keep workers from running to shore for bathroom breaks? Get ready to learn the odd stories behind inventions you use every day. From the T.P. of Chinese emperors to the landfills of ancient Greece, you'll find out how we got the sanitation inventions that keep us healthy and keep ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Tremendous Technology Inventions

    by Katie Marsico ...
    Narrated by Intuitive ...
    series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

    Unabridged

    22 min

    Did you know that President Thomas Jefferson used a copier? Or that one of the world's fastest computers is the size of a two-story house? Get ready to learn the strange stories behind technology inventions you use every day. From the teenager who first imagined the television to a $900 smartphone named Simon, you'll find out how we got the technological wonders that help us connect, create, and ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Louis Pasteur and Pasteurization

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    16 min

    Tells the story of French scientist Louis Pasteur and his invention of the pasteurization process. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    17 min

    Tells the story of how Alexander Graham Bell came up with the telephone, and how his invention changed the way people communicate. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Samuel Morse and the Telegraph

    by David Seidman ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    22 min

    Tells the story of how Samuel Morse developed a working telegraph in 1844 that changed the way people communicated. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    George Eastman and the Kodak Camera

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    13 min

    Tells the story of George Eastman and the invention of the Kodak camera. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Internet

    by Angie Smibert ...
    Narrated by Elizabeth Cottle ...

    Unabridged

    12 min

    Introduces readers to the science that makes the Internet possible. Accessible text and engaging discussion topcs make this short audiobook an exciting introduction to understanding technology. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How We Got to Now

    Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

    Narrated by Steven Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 57 min

    Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not--but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of his adult book and popular PBS series explores the fascinating and interconnected stories of innovations--like clean drinking water and electricity ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Milton Hershey's Sweet Idea

    A Chocolate Kingdom

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series The Story Behind the Name

    Unabridged

    7 min

    Have you ever tasted a Hershey chocolate bar? Milton Hershey’s chocolate bars are famous around the world, but it wasn’t an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with Milton’s beginnings as a family farmer, his string of failed candy businesses, and his eventual massive success. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    One Man's Plow

    Narrated by Highlights for Children ...
    series Read With Highlights

    Unabridged

    3 min

    Highlights presents One Man's Plow by Jean K. Potratz. John Deere solved the Midwest's stickiest problem back in 1837 when he invented a plow that cleaned itself. ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial