Great Achievements in Engineering

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Readers will marvel at the incredible engineering accomplishments in each of these engaging books. Through up-close examinations of three major projects, readers learn about core science and engineering concepts and principles at work in the discipline. The books also explore the tools used by engineers in their work, as well as issues that regularly come into play in the world of engineering, such as availability of resources and environmental impacts. Each book concludes with a forward look at the future of the discipline.

Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Great Achievements in Engineering (6 titles)
Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering
Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering 8.7
Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering
Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering
Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering
Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF051010, JNF061010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2014-08-01
ISBN 9781624034244, 9781629685243
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 620-629
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Great Achievements in Engineering - Horn Book Guide

These substantial books begin with a brief introduction and history, then validate the “Amazing Feats” label with remarkable projects. . . [and] challenges and problem-solving are emphasized. Illustrations include both color photos and diagrams. Career advice, facts, and a hands-on project are appended.

Great Achievements in Engineering - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Through nine chapters, each title combines history, project development, the problem-solving work of engineers, and likely future developments in the particular specialty. The writing is informative and usually interesting, though a bit challenging; the books would work well with high school and college students. These thoughtful explorations of the importance and work of engineering add depth to science and career materials for skilled readers in the upper grades.

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