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Everyday Engineering



Everyday Engineering

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Engineers design structures that take our breath away. But how do these structures work? From towering skyscrapers to high-speed roller coasters, this series introduces young readers to some of the the greatest feats of engineering. Explore the different types of each structure and learn about the science that makes them possible!
Number of books in the series: 6
ISBN :  900155

List Price :  $155.70

Library Price :   $107.70

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Series Everyday Engineering
Reading Level Grade 1
Interest Level PreK-3
ATOS 2.0-2.9
Lexile 480-520
Guided Reading Level H
Copyright Year 2019
Dewey 600-Technology (Applied Sciences)
ISBN 900155
Author Chris Bowman
Artwork Photography
Publisher Bellwether Media
Imprint Blastoff! Readers
AR Quiz Yes
Pages 24
Trim Size 6.5" x 9"
Book Format Hardcover
Reading Counts Points TBD

Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
Each book in this set covers the engineering behind a different type of structure and uses infographics to point out the features of a famous example of each. Various bridges, dams, highways, roller coasters, skyscrapers, and stadiums from around the world are shown in clear photos. Labels make connections with glossary terms, which appear in bold print within the text. There are also diagrams of the forces acting on each structure. Current trends, such as the use of dams for hydroelectric power or how the highways of today compare to the roads used for a horse and buggy in the past, and possible future advances are also discussed. VERDICT A solid addition to STEM collections. These titles will appeal to fans of construction books.