Best Teen & Young Adult Machinery & Tools Books
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1. The Way Things Work Now
Author: by David Macaulay
Published at: HMH Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (October 4, 2016)
A New York Times Bestseller Explainer-in-Chief David Macaulay updates the worldwide bestseller The New Way Things Work to capture the latest developments in the technology that most impacts our lives. Famously packed with information on the inner workings of everything from windmills to Wi-Fi, this extraordinary and humorous book both guides readers through the fundamental principles of machines, and shows how the developments of the past are building the world of tomorrow.
This sweepingly revised edition embraces all of the latest developments, from touchscreens to 3D printer. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained-with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. An illustrated survey of significant inventions closes the book, along with a glossary of technical terms, and an index.
What possible link could there be between zippers and plows, dentist drills and windmills? Parking meters and meat grinders, jumbo jets and jackhammers, remote control and rockets, electric guitars and egg beaters? Macaulay explains them all.
2. Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See (Teenage Trailblazers, STEM Building Projects for Girls)
Author: by Emily Pilloton
Published at: Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (June 2, 2020)
Girls Garage is the only book you’ll ever need for a lifetime of building and repair. Packed with over 175 illustrated tool guides, 11 how-to projects, 21 essential skills, and 15 inspiring stories from real-world builder girls and women, Girls Garage will inspire you to fill up your toolbox and get building!
With a background in architecture and construction, Emily Pilloton started the nonprofit Girls Garage to give girls the tools to build the world they want to see. Since 2013, girls ages 9-18 have come to Girls Garage’s workshop eager to use power tools and build real-world projects for their community.
The Girls Garage book puts that same power into girls’ hands around the world, inviting them to join a thriving, diverse, and fierce movement of fearless builder girls. Not sure which screws to buy? Need to fix a running toilet?
With Girls Garage, you’ll have the expertise to tackle these problems with your own hands. Or maybe you want to get creative and build something totally new.A birdhouse?A bookshelf? Girls Garage has you covered. Girls Garage will be both a trusted household resource and a wellspring of inspiration and encouragement in the vein of Women in Science Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World.
3. The New Way Things Work
Author: by David Macaulay
Published at: HMH Books for Young Readers; Revised, Subsequent edition (October 26, 1998)
The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. This completely updated and expanded edition describes twelve new machines and includes more than seventy new pages detailing the latest innovations.
With an entirely new section that guides us through the complicated world of digital machinery, where masses of electronic information can be squeezed onto a single tiny microchip, this revised edition embraces all of the newest developments, from cars to watches.
Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained-with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth.
4. The Everyday Workings of Machines: How machines work, from toasters and trains to hovercrafts and robots – Includes close-ups, cutaways, and cross sections!
Author: by Steve Martin
Published at: Ivy Kids (October 20, 2020)
How does a train stay on the tracks? What’s going on inside a pogo stick?How do cranes work? And what happens when you flush a toilet? These and many more important questions are answered in this fascinating book. From toasters and telephones to hovercrafts and robots the inner workings of machines big and small are brought to light using a stunning mix of cross-sections, close-ups and cutaways.
5. Make: Fire: The Art and Science of Working with Propane
Author: by Tim Deagan
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 1st edition (April 26, 2016)
Learn how to safely build projects that burn, poof, “boosh,” and flare! This complete reference and hands-on guide to working with propane explains how to create a variety of flame effects projects that can be built with common tools and materials.
Starting from the basics, this book explains everything you need to know to safely work with propane. An essential reference for building projects like fire cannons, forge torches and flaming sculpture, Make: Fire explains the history, chemistry, and combustion of propane.
Using that knowledge as a foundation, readers can then construct a variety of flame-based project on their own using illustrated, step-by-step instructions provided by the author. With simple tools, you can build a gorgeous flambeau, a torch capable of melting aluminum, or flame effects that ignite jaw-dropping fireballs in the sky.
Focusing on safety at every step and written by a licensed Flame Effects Operator, this book provides information that has never been brought together in one place. With this guide, readers will master the fundamental components of almost all propane-based projects and develop the skills they need to create their own flame devices and artworks.
6. Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Food Production, Grades 5 – 8
Author: by Barbara R. Sandall Ed.D.
Published at: Mark Twain Media (January 3, 2011)
Connect students in grades 5 and up with science with Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Food Production. STEMScience, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematicsis an initiative designed to interest students in specific career fields. In this 128-page book, students use science inquiry and integrated activities, solve real-world problems, and explore careers in food production.
The book includes topics such as food systems, farming, hydroponics, food processing, and food preservation. It supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM and ITEA standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.
7. What on Earth: Robots
Author: by Jenny Fretland VanVoorst
Published at: QEB Publishing; Illustrated edition (July 19, 2018)
Robots are an important part of our world. No longer part of science fiction, they are all around us, in our homes, workplaces, hospitals and space. Robots can make day-to-day tasks easier, perform life-saving surgery and explore the depths of space beyond our reach.
Discover all you need to know about these incredible machines and their place in our world in this guide packed full of experiments, investigations and hands-on activities. Explore the importance of robots and how they influence our lives, investigate how they follow instructions and complete tasks, then create a mini robot and discover the mechanics behind these amazing machines.
The perfect introduction to robots and the technology which make them work for children aged 7+.
8. So You Want to Be an Engineer: A Definitive Guide to the Challenges and Opportunities of Engineering
Author: by Pe Heflin Jr
Published at: Outskirts Press (September 4, 2020)
This is a book expressly created to provide an aspiring engineering student with information and insight to understand and consider the challenges and opportunities that an engineering education and career presents. The author, an accomplished and widely experienced Certified Professional Engineer, offers significant and rationalized inside views of the journey from college applicant to a satisfying and successful career in engineering.
Many high-school grads ponder the question of what they actually want to do with their lives. Many have already developed a general idea of what career path they think they would like to follow, but lack any in-depth understanding of what that selection will actually entail.
This is particularly true of the many professions that require a specialty college degree. This book provides a unique experience-based introduction to, and unusual exploration of, the science and art of Engineering from college through career. It begins with the exploration of exactly what “Engineering” actually is, by definition and by practice.
Author: by David MacAulay
Published at: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition, First Printing (September 26, 1983)
The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.
10. Big Board First 100 Machines (Bright Baby)
Author: by Not Available (Na) Roger Priddy
Published at: Priddy Bicknell Books; unknown edition (January 1, 2006)
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