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K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection

Engineering: The Riveting World of Buildings and Machines

Author/Publisher/Website: Jackson, T.
Copyright: 2017
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Oct/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780753473115
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 4-12
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Resource Description

This humorous, brightly-illustrated resource introduces students to the science, physics, applications, tools, materials, history, and careers related to engineering. Written in first person, narrated by anthropomorphic tools and mechanical devices, the quirky illustrations, simple language, and broad overview of topics will engage students and can support a variety of learning styles and language levels. This engaging resource can be used as an idea generator for projects such as poster building, art-in-science projects, career choice discussions, the discussion of the influence of technology and engineering in day-to-day life, and the role of applied science. Log in to read the full review.