Take a closer look at the different engineering fields and skills needed for our world to function. Discover how engineers balance forces so that buildings don’t collapse, different types of bridges, and the engineering secrets of famous landmarks. Simple step-by-step activities bring the learning to life and encourage readers to develop their own engineering and design skills.
In Working with Materials you will examine the properties of basic materials, learn how they're mined or made, find out how engineers decide which to use, and discover what new amazing materials are being invented. Then experiment with clay, try your hand at creating a new plastic, and more!