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Turning Dreams into Reality
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This issue of Art to Zoo takes students on a guided tour of how dreams turn into the reality of inventions. This topic expands on the theme of uniting children’s fantasies and curiosities with the larger world of history, culture, and ideas. Includes an article, “Inventions are Mechanical Extensions of Ourselves and the Natural World,” and a pull-out page detailing the early history of the photograph.

Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1984 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.

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