Engineering Cool Women Who Design
Written by Vicki V. May
Illustrated by Allison Bruce
Part of the Girls in Science Series
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Engineering Cool Women Who Design by Vicki V. MayWhat types of robots will the future bring? How do biomedical devices help patients? Have you ever wondered how your phone works? In Engineering: Cool Women Who Design, readers ages 9 to 12 meet three women who are working hard in the engineering field. Elsa Garmire has designed many devices that use lasers and light. Amy Kerdok designs medical and surgical devices. Anna Stork co-founded LuminAID Lab, a company that produces solar lighting products for the developing world and beyond. Engineering combines high-interest content with links to online primary sources and essential questions that further expand kids' knowledge and understanding of a topic they come in contact with every day. Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls' interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. Compelling stories of real-life engineers provide readers with role models that they can look toward as examples of how it can be done.
-friendly text, and fun hands-on experiments suitable for home and classroom, Reilly helps foster an appreciation for the way that cities function almost as organisms with vibrant systems and interdependent structures. Skyscrapers: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects National Science Teachers Association Recommends ... Skyscrapers would make an excellent resource for the history or science teacher desiring to try a project based learning (PBL) unit. Skyscrapers is a terrific book, especially for elementary teachers looking for ideas to inject more engineering into their classroom. School Library Journal ... accessible to reluctant readers ... A useful title to supplement lessons on architecture, mathematics, or physics for classroom teachers or homeschoolers, and it's an appealing initiation to the subject. Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects Winner of a 2012 Gold Moonbeam Award National Science Teachers Association Recommends This book is a treasure trove of information, experiments, and building challenges, and is an excellent, exciting, and easy way to incorporate STEM education into your classroom, science fair, or after school engineering club.
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31st March 2016
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