Inside Submarines

From the Series Inside Military Machines

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Believe it or not, submarines date back to the seventeenth century! Discover how they developed from early designs such as the one-person Turtle into streamlined, stealthy warships. Along the way, you’ll look right inside a German U-boat, find out how a sub dives and surfaces, and see sonar systems and video periscopes at work. From torpedoes to nuclear reactors, learn how submarine technology and strategy have changed throughout military history, and experience life under the waves.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025130, JNF051130
Dewey 623.825/709
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1050
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 6.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 190197
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, and Index

Author: Chris Oxlade

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of educational books for children. He has written more than two hundred books on science, technology, sports, and hobbies, including many activity and project books. He lives in England.