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How Things Work: Inside Out: Discover Secrets and Science Behind Trick Candles, 3D Printers, Penguin Propulsions, and Everything in Between (Hardcover)

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Have you ever tried researching how something works or wanted to learn about something scientific and just ended up more confused? If so, those days are over! Grab this book and get learning. Cameras, smart phones, skyscrapers, self-driving cars and robots are just a few things that this book tackles. With great colorful illustrations and diagrams, this book takes complex topics and boils them down to their most fundamental nature so that anyone can understand the mystery behind how things actually work. As a bonus, there are profiles on scientists, innovators and engineers as well as fun life hacks. This is a great jumping off point for a young person to be introduced to science and technology.

— Chris

Description


This is a book for all the curious kids whose parents won't let them take apart the family's brand new digital camera. The stuff around us has some pretty cool insides that we don't usually get to see. That's why National Geographic Kids is dissecting all kinds of things in How Things Work: Inside Out,! Read along as we dissect, explore, and explain how things do what they do. Complete with exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia, and fun features, How Things Work: Inside Out explains cell phones, 3D printers, lava lamps, skyscrapers, and everything in between!

About the Author


T.J. RESLER is former journalist and research analyst turned writer. With the curiosity of a journalist and the research chops of a PhD, she's tackled issues of science, health, human rights, the environment, and more in her writing.

Praise For…


"Visually appealing photographs and bright color backgrounds with a large, eye-popping font catch the attention of readers. Meant to meander through rather than read page by page, the volume has something for everyone: facts, trivia, and detailed views of the inner-workings of some remarkable inventions...VERDICT With the many topics included, this would be a useful starting point for many science fair topics, reports, science classes, or for those who wish to just browse and learn." -- School Library Journal

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781426328770
ISBN-10: 142632877X
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English