How Things Work

How Things Work

Discover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercraft, Robotics, and Everything in Between

Book - 2016
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Random House, Inc.
Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do. Complete with "Tales from the Lab," true stories, biographies of real scientists and engineers, exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia, and fun features, this cool book explains it all!

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Baker & Taylor
"Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do,"--

& Taylor

An exploration into everyday items reveals how they work and includes biographies of the creators, detailed diagrams, and instructions for hands-on-activities.
The experts from National Geographic Kids share behind-the-scenes details about how everyday technologies work, in a reference complemented by engaging true stories, scientist biographies, fun trivia and comprehensive illustrations.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic Kids,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781426325564
Characteristics: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)


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