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Virtual STEM for Kids: Roller Coasters
This guide supports virtual STEM programs for children ages 6-12.
With this DK findout! book, you will: - Learn about the different types of energy, including kinetic energy, potential energy, and chemical energy - Read about the discoveries of brilliant scientists such as Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, and Marie Curie - See how sound energy travels, how conductors and insulators work, and how electricity flows through a circuit - Watch the chemical explosion that occurs when a firework is lit - Discover renewable energy sources and ways we can conserve, or save, energy - Hear from real-life scientist Dr. Canan Dagdeviren at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - and find out much, much more!
"A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces energy, including its forms and uses. Features include several photographic pages, a glossary, additional resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.
Super Simple Experiments with Forcesgives young readers the tools they need to start experimenting. Budding scientists will learn to lift rice with friction, move a mini boat with surface tension, and more! Each project has easy‑to‑read directions paired with step‑by‑step photographs, while colorful graphics describe the super science at work.Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
From video games and sports equipment, to cars and cleaning products, many of the things we use everyday were designed by engineers. This exciting title incorporates child-centered examples and engaging text to capture the readers' attention as they explore the connections between engineering, science, and technology, and discover how engineering impacts our day-to-day lives.
From designing robots to developing new forms of energy, 21st-century careers in engineering are not limited only to construction sites. This title explores the exciting and world-changing possibilities that an education in engineering can lead to.
STEM Careers: Engineering
How do civil and mechanical engineers apply STEM principles when designing roller coasters? They need to make sure the infrastructure makes the ride work properly and that it is safe for people to enjoy!