Henry Ford for kids: his life and ideas, with 21 activities

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Henry Ford for Kids provides an in-depth portrait of the man who "put America on wheels." You'll learn about Ford's childhood on a Michigan farm, where the budding engineer loved to take apart and reassamble everything from toys to watches to machinery; about his revolutionary labor ideas, including paying higher wages and hiring women and the disabled at a time when many companies would not; about his fervent opposition to war and the lasting impact of his widespread philanthropy. But you'll also learn that this automotive giant was a flawed individual whose controversial views and heavy-handed management style alienated many, yet whose engineering genius and impact on the world are undeniable. Packed with historic photos and illuminating sidebars, the book brings the turn of the 20th century to life. Twenty-one hands-on activities encourage young innovators to apply engineering and production ideas and learn more about the era. Kids will build a lemon-powered battery; form an assembly line; learn to "read" simple industrial drawings; design an automobile dashboard; learn to dance the waltz; and much more.
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subject_facet Automobile engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Ford, Henry, -- 1863-1947 -- Juvenile literature, Industrialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Henry Ford for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities
title_full Henry Ford for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities / Ronald A. Reis
title_short Henry Ford for kids :
title_sub his life and ideas, with 21 activities
topic_facet Automobile engineers, Automobile industry and trade, Ford, Henry, Industrialists