Inclined planes are used where you least expect it! Read all about inclined planes in this enthralling new book! See inclined planes at work in ramps and roller coasters, as well as their other applications and history.
Soil Erosion and How to Prvent It helps young readers see the real impact of erosion on all life. This intriguing book describes the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition, the impact of erosion on plants and animals, and kid-friendly steps to preventing erosion.
Young readers will be astounded by the tiny organisms that live in soil, their ecological roles, and how they adapt to living there. Children will learn the value of even the smallest bacteria and be amazed by the impact that soil degradation has on an entire ecosystem.
Children will be thrilled to learn about the many uses of wheels and axles, from doorknobs to the insides of a clock. Inviting design and photos makes wheels and axles fun to learn about for young readers. Kids will love the fun with wheels section of this wonderful new book.
Pulleys help make up some of the most complicated machinery, from car engines to cranes. See up-close the different pulleys that help us move things and get us moving. Kids will love this wonderful look at pulleys, especially the fun with pulleys section.
Electrical engineering employs the largest number of engineers. This field of engineering covers everything related to electrical devices, systems, and the uses of electricity. This innovative book gives readers insight into this exciting profession and includes information on pioneers in the world of electricity, new technologies, and innovations. Budding engineers are introduced to the basic concepts of electronic circuitry and learn to build their own electric circuits.
This engaging and informative book explores the science of simple machines and how it relates to the exciting field of mechanical engineering. Readers will learn how mechanical engineers design and innovate machines we use every day. Readers then apply the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own.