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Author Keoke, Emory Dean.

Title American Indian contributions to the world. Science and technology / Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield.

Publication Info. New York : Facts on File, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  J 970.1 KEO    AVAILABLE
Description ix, 150 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American Indian contributions to the world
American Indian contributions to the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-140) and index.
Contents Tools and inventions -- Sound and light -- Mining for metals and metalworking -- Petroleum and rubber -- Chemistry -- Math, solid geometry, and astronomy -- Engineering -- Writing -- Ecology.
Summary Introduces the scientific and technological advances of American Indians. Describes Indians' development of wrenches, compasses, hammocks, fishhooks, waterproofing, the base twenty math system, and the Woodhenge calendar.
Subject Indians -- Science -- Juvenile literature.
Indians -- Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Indian astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
Indian metal-work -- Juvenile literature.
Inventions -- Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Porterfield, Kay Marie.
Added Title Science and technology
ISBN 0816053979

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