Best Teen & Young Adult Inventions Books
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1. Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition (Tab)
Author: by Simon Monk
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 2nd edition (June 9, 2016)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Program Arduino with ease! This thoroughly updated guide shows, step by step, how to quickly program all Arduino models.
Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition, features easy to follow explanations, fun examples, and downloadable sample programs. Discover how to write basic sketches, use Arduino’s modified C language, store data, and interface with the Web. You will also get hands on coverage of C++, library writing, and programming Arduino for the Internet of Things.
No prior programming experience is required! Understand Arduino hardware fundamentals Set up the software, power up your Arduino, and start uploading sketches Learn C language basics Add functions, arrays, and strings to your sketches Program Arduino’s digital and analog inputs and outputs Use functions from the standard Arduino library Write sketches that can store data Interface with displays, including OLEDs and LCDs Connect to the Internet and configure Arduino as a Web server Develop interesting programs for the Internet of Things Write your own Arduino libraries and use object oriented programming methods
2. CRISPR: A Powerful Way to Change DNA
Author: by Yolanda Ridge
Published at: Annick Press; Illustrated edition (September 8, 2020)
We can change the world with genetic modificationbut should we? CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. If it sounds complicated, it isbut it’s also one of the most powerful ways we can shape the future. And it’s poised to completely upend the way we think about science.
Author Yolanda Ridge tackles this topic in a friendly and accessible tone, with two introductory chapters covering the basics of DNA and genetic modification before taking readers through the ways that this ground-breaking science could affect them by potentially: – eliminating diseases like malaria and cancer, – improving the stability of our food supply, and – helping to manage conservation efforts for threatened animals and environments.
But all of these possible advancements come with risks, the biggest being that the consequences are unknown. Chapters end with Stop, Go, Yield sections encouraging readers to consider the pros and cons of using CRISPR. Cutting Questions give readers the opportunity to further reflect on the ethics of the science.
3. My Crazy Inventions Sketchbook: 50 Awesome Drawing Activities for Young Inventors
Author: by Lisa Regan
Published at: Laurence King Publishing; Illustrated edition (October 6, 2015)
Do you have some crazy inventions up your sleeve?! This book is jam-packed with Andrew Rae’s amazing drawings showing all sorts of real inventions that seem too weird to work. How about a dog umbrella? A submarine that looks like a plane…Or even a shark.
A swimming machine where you don’t get wet? A car wash for people? Someone has even made a device to charge your phone using a hamster! There is plenty of inspiration to get kids’ minds going, and plenty of room to add their own crazy inventions to the mix.
They can design the best dune buggy ever, create a brand new sweet to share with the world, or even draw their very own Transformer dinosaur! Includes a patent certificate for their very own crazy invention!
4. Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World
Author: by Anna Crowley Redding
Published at: Feiwel & Friends; Illustrated edition (July 2, 2019)
A riveting and beautifully designed YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as “arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world.” Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla.
He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there’s his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars… But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination decided to rewrite his story and find his own way to make the world a better place.
And to do so with a sense of fun and style. From hosting raves to pay for college to re-writing the rules on space travel, Elon Musk has always gone his own way. And now, award-winning investigative journalist, Anna Crowley Redding takes readers on a well-researched trip through Elon’s life and accomplishments.
5. 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius
Author: by Aaron Graves
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 1st edition (July 12, 2017)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 20 fun and inventive Makey Makey projects for Makers from beginner to expertThis hands-on guide is filled with DIY projects that show readers, step-by-step, how to start creating and making cool inventions with the Makey Makey invention kit.
Each project features easy-to-follow, fully-illustrated instructions and detailed photographs of the finished gadget. Readers will see how to apply these skills and start building their own Makey Makey projects. 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius starts off with very approachable introductory projects, making it a great starting point for beginners.
It then builds to more challenging projects, allowing more experienced users to go further by incorporating technologies like Raspberry Pi, Processing and Scratch programming, 3D Printing, and creating wearable electronics with Makey Makey. Projects are divided into four categories: Fun and Games, Interactive, Hacks and Pranks, and Makey Makey Go.
6. Rocket Science for the Rest of Us: Cutting-Edge Concepts Made Simple
Author: by Ben Gilliland
Published at: DK Children; Illustrated edition (April 7, 2015)
Unsure about the big scientific ideas of today? This book is full of cutting-edge concepts about space and our Universe made simple. The media reports on the latest scientific discoveries and breakthroughs can seem like an alien language, from black holes to dark matter and exoplanets to leap seconds.
Finally, get to grips with these difficult concepts by reading Ben Gilliland’s unique take on them. Rocket Science for the Rest of Us takes complex scientific ideas and breaks them down for the non-scientist, from explaining the size of the Universe to how black holes work, Schroedinger’s cat, and the Higgs boson.
Difficult ideas and theories are compared to everyday things we are familiar with forces become armies and electrons have personalities. This book will have you saying I get it now! Over and over again. You no longer have to be a rocket scientist to understand rocket science.
Reviews:”Detailed diagrams are one of the book’s strongest points, as they provide the clearest explanations of difficult physics concepts.” – Booklist
7. Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia
Author: by Marc Favreau
Published at: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2019)
A thrilling, critically-acclaimed account of the Cold War spies and spycraft that changed the course of history, perfect for readers of Bomb and The Boys Who Challenged Hitler. The Cold War spanned five decades as America and the USSR engaged in a battle of ideologies with global ramifications.
Over the course of the war, with the threat of mutually assured nuclear destruction looming, billions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives were devoted to the art and practice of spying, ensuring that the world would never be the same.
Rife with intrigue and filled with fascinating historical figures whose actions shine light on both the past and present, this timely work of narrative nonfiction explores the turbulence of the Cold War through the lens of the men and women who waged it behind closed doors, and helps explain the role secret and clandestine operations have played in America’s history and its national security.
8. The Story of Thomas Alva Edison (Landmark Books)
Author: by Margaret Cousins
Published at: Random House Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition (August 12, 1981)
Beginning with Thomas Edison’s childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulbrevolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live.
One of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children’s book series ever published. The New York TimesMargaret Cousins is also the author of the Landmark Book Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia.
9. The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn
Author: by Colleen Graves
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 1st edition (October 19, 2016)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels! This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of DIY, low-cost projects that will arm you with the skills necessary to dream up and build your own creations.
The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn offers practical tips for beginners and open-ended challenges for advanced makers. Each project features non-technical, step-by-step instructions with photos and illustrations to ensure success and expand your imagination.
You will learn recyclables hacks, smartphone tweaks, paper circuits, e-textiles, musical instruments, coding and programming, 3-D printing, and much, much more! Discover how to create: Brushbot warriors, scribble machines, and balloon hovercrafts Smartphone illusions, holograms, and projections Paper circuits, origami, greeting cards, and pop-ups Dodgeball, mazes, and other interesting Scratch games Organs, guitars, and percussion instruments Sewed LED bracelets, art cuffs, and Arduino stuffie Makey Makey and littleBits gadgets Programs for plug-and-play and Bluetooth-enabled robots 3D design and printing projects and enhancements
10. 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.
11. Google It: A History of Google
Author: by Anna Crowley Redding
Published at: Feiwel & Friends; Illustrated edition (August 14, 2018)
Think.Invent.Organize.Share.Don’t be evil. And change the world. Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world’s information. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world.
The word google has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Now, find out the true history of Googlefrom its humble beginnings as a thesis project made out of borrowed hardware and discount toys through its revolution of the world’s relationship with technology to a brief glimpse of where they might take us next.
In Google It, award-winning investigative reporter Anna Crowley Redding shares an inspiring story of innovation, personal and intellectual bravery, and most importantly, of shooting for the moon in order to change the world.
12. The Future of Science is Female: The Brilliant Minds Shaping the 21st Century (For fans of science and technology biographies)
Author: by Zara Stone
Published at: Mango (September 15, 2020)
Women Scientists and Entrepreneurs You Should Know A book that is sure to inspire a new generation of girls in STEM. Educational and inspiring! Felicia Day, New York Times bestseller, American actress, gamer, writer, web series creator, and queen of the geeks.
#1 New Release in Teen & Young Adult Inventions and History of Science and Biographies. From saving the oceans to improving the rehabilitation and job prospects of people struggling in prison, these badass female scientists and entrepreneurs are changing the world. Take a look at what the future holdsand how women are making it better.
In The Future of Science is Female, author and award-winning journalist Zara Stone shares the fascinating, complicated stories of how a diverse group of powerful women got startedfrom the perspective of those still working it out as they go along.
Take 22-year old Dominique Barnes, a female hero of the oceans. She was worried about all the dolphins and whales killed during shrimp farming, so the marine biologist created a tasty, affordable plant-based shrimp alternative. And she’s just one of the sheroes you will discover in The Future of Science is Female.
13. DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones
Author: by Ian Cinnamon
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 1st edition (November 25, 2016)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Design, build, and pilot custom dronesno prior experience necessary! This fun guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot.
DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering. You will discover how to add video transmitters, GPS, first-person view, and virtual reality goggles to your creations.
The book walks you through the FAA licensing process and takes a look at advanced concepts, such as artificial intelligence and autonomous flight. Learn about aircraft parts, control mechanics, and safety practices Become an expert piloteven handle flips and high-speed maneuvers Pick the perfect parts for your high-performance drone Find out how to solder and start assembling your drone Program the aircraft, calibrate the motors, and start flying!
The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World
Author: by Mike Winchell
Published at: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (January 22, 2019)
The spellbinding true account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity. In the mid-to-late-nineteenth century, a burgeoning science called electricity promised to shine new light on a rousing nation. Inventive and ambitious minds were hard at work.
Soon that spark was fanned, and a fiery war was under way to be the first to lightand runthe world with electricity. Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of direct current (DC), engaged in a brutal battle with Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, the inventors of alternating current (AC).
There would be no ties in this raceonly a winner and a loser. The prize: a nationwide monopoly in electric current. Brimming with action, suspense, and rich historical and biographical information about these brilliant inventors, here is the rousing account of one of the world’s defining scientific competitions.
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15. They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Author: by Lewis Helfand
Published at: Campfire; Illustrated edition (June 17, 2014)
Three lives, one epic story. Find out how Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesla changed the world we live in forever! Three men, three great minds and three completely different approaches to science. Find out how these men tamed the forces of science in order to share its power with the world.
As their paths cross, a rivalry grows. The men who revolutionized the fields of light, sound and vision compete with each other to become the leading genius of the age.