Earth-Friendly Engineering Crafts
From the Series Green STEAM
What can you engineer from recycled materials? This books has loads of ideas! Construct an airplane from cardboard and a plastic bottle, transform an old T-shirt into a working wind sock, and build a small city from plastic containers. Detailed instructions and photos of the steps and the finished product will guide crafty engineers-in-training to try these engineering-themed activities. Extend learning with additional photos of the maker process are accessible online via QR code.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Active Nonfiction, Makerspace, Makerspace: Craft/Fashion|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF015000, JNF037020, JNF065000|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|Features||Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Page Plus™, Photo captions, Step-by-step instructions, and Table of contents|
Author, Photographer: Veronica Thompson
Veronica Thompson lives in a little brownstone in Brooklyn, New York, with her two puppies and wonderful husband. She spends her days crafting for her website, makescoutdiy.com, and building websites.