...he was fascinated by inventions, spending his time carving sundials and making kites. No one would have guessed that, when Newton grew up, he would be one the the greatest scientists the world has ever known. His discoveries would change the way people understood the universe.

World History Biographies: Isaac Newton: The Scientist Who Changed Everything (National Geographic World History Biographies)

The principle of resonance is all around us -- it enables electronic communication but it also causes mechanical structures to fail (remember the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse)...

The principle of resonance is all around us -- it enables electronic communication but it also causes mechanical structures to fail (remember the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse).

An expanding/collapsable sphere made up of 6 intersecting circles. Unfolds from 9.5" to 30".

An expanding/collapsable sphere made up of 6 intersecting circles. Unfolds from to

Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make original projects from duct tape, paper, cardboard, and recyclable materials.

Big Book of Building: Duct Tape, Paper, Cardboard, and Recycled Projects to Blast Away Boredom (Imagine It, Build It) by Marne Ventura

Tiny coral animals can build huge reefs, and most living things in the world's warm seas depend on those reefs to survive. Giant manta rays and tiny shrimp, bright parrot fish and snakelike moray eels all need coral reefs for food and shelter. Dive into Extreme Coral Reef! Q&A to find out how important these beautiful structures are to life in the ocean! Gr.3-6

Tiny coral animals can build huge reefs, and most living things in the world's warm seas depend on those reefs to survive. Giant manta rays and tiny shrimp, bright parrot fish and snakelike moray eels all need coral reefs for food and shelter. Dive into Extreme Coral Reef! Q&A to find out how important these beautiful structures are to life in the ocean! Gr.3-6

Explores how and why we build. Beginning with the igloo, whose origins are lost in time, and culminating in the latest 3D-printing technology for building on the Moon, the book weaves together themes and ideas to create an unfolding visual story. Gr.3-7

Explores how and why we build. Beginning with the igloo, whose origins are lost in time, and culminating in the latest 3D-printing technology for building on the Moon, the book weaves together themes and ideas to create an unfolding visual story. Gr.3-7

Every day, all over the world, animals and insects set about the purposeful tasks of designing their homes, catching their prey, and attracting their mates. In the process they create gorgeous nests, shelters, and habitats. Capturing 120 of these wonders in all their beauty and complexity, Animal Architecture presents a visually arresting tribute to the intersection of nature, science, function, and design.

Every day, all over the world, animals and insects set about the purposeful tasks of designing their homes, catching their prey, and attracting their mates. In the process they create gorgeous nests, shelters, and habitats. Capturing 120 of these wonders in all their beauty and complexity, Animal Architecture presents a visually arresting tribute to the intersection of nature, science, function, and design.

From Isaac Newton's sudden grasp of gravity to Alexander Fleming's chance development of penicillin, this collection reveals the thrilling stories behind 11 monumental discoveries, as well as the tragedies and triumphs of the fascinating men and women behind these advances. Illustrated with historical photos and engravings.

With a Little Luck: Surprising Stories of Amazing Discoveries by Dennis Brindell Fradin

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