Microwave man : Percy Spencer and his sizzling invention
by Latta, Sara L.
|Format:||Print Book 2014|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
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? This book explains how Spencer's love of science and machines helped him achieve a patent for the microwave oven.
ContentsA boy who loved to learn
Making a name for himself
The melting candy bar
The first microwave ovens
A college degree
You be the inventor.
|Series||Inventors at work!|
-- Juvenile literature.
Spencer, Percy, -- 1894-1970.
Raytheon Company -- Employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Raytheon Company -- Employees.
Electrical engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Microwave ovens -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, N.J. :Enslow Elementary,2014
|Other Titles|| Percy Spencer and his sizzling invention
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.