Planes, trains, and automobiles—these are just some of the many achievements of mechanical engineering. This volume will show readers that they do not have to know complex equations to appreciate the impact the field has had on the world. Accessible text introduces young readers to the machines and engines that power the devices, vehicles, and appliances they encounter on a daily basis. Boxes explain important terms and concepts of mechanics and encourage readers to think critically. The book ends with a guided activity that invites readers to don the hat of a mechanical engineer and build their own windmill.
Series: Let's Find Out! Engineering
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: J
ISBN: 9781680482669 (Print) 9781508100317 (E-book)