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Computer scientist jean bartik / Jennifer Reed.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781512410921 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781512424973 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, 2016.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: Do you love solving problems with mathematics? So did groundbreaking computer programmer Jean Bartik. She turned her passion for math into a successful career in what was then a brand-new field.During World War II, women took on more technology jobs as men joined the armed forces. Bartik started her career doing mathematical calculations for top-secret weapons systems projects. After the war, a new machine took over these calculations. It was the first all-electronic computer, and Bartik helped build and program it. But how did Bartik's interest in mathematics take her to the forefront of cutting-edge technology? Find out how she went from gifted student to software pioneer.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.9 ATOS Level
950 Lexile.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9844 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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