Engines!: With 25 Science Projects for Kids
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A full-color introduction to the engines that power our world, packed with STEM activities and text-to-world connections that invite kids ages 7 to 10 to discovery the wonderful world of engines and motors! From ancient times to now, engines have powered the activities of people'...s lives. Engines! With Science Projects for Kids invites readers ages 7 to 10 to explore engines through hands-on STEM projects that deepen their understanding of engines, what makes them hum, and all the special jobs they do for humans. * Learn about heat engines that power everything from trains to cars to planes to nuclear power plants. * Explore electric motors and the magnetism that makes them run. * Discover pneumatic motors that power tools and torpedoes, working with air squeezed under pressure. * Learn about hydraulic motors with fluids under pressure that power things like cranes, lawn trimmers, garbage disposals, and drilling rigs. * Study clockwork motors powered by a spiral spring and gears that move watches, wind-up toys, and music boxes. * Interact with engaging text that's reinforced with 25 hands-on, science-minded projects, including building a catapult, a milk-carton conveyor belt, and a magnet-powered car, while fascinating trivia, essential questions, links to online resources, text-to-world connections, and even jokes help support deeper learning! About the Explore Your World series and Nomad Press Nomad Press books in the Explore Your World series integrate content with participation, encouraging readers to engage in student-directed learning. Combining content with inquiry-based projects stimulates learning and makes it active and alive. Nomad's unique approach simultaneously grounds kids in factual knowledge while allowing them the space to be curious, creative, and critical thinkers. All books are leveled for Guided Reading level and Lexile and align with Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. All titles are available in paperback, hardcover, and ebook formats.