Designing and Creating Tomorrow's World

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

From virtual reality headsets to a musical instrument that can switch instantly from being a guitar to a keyboard. From ocean vacuum cleaners that suck oil, detergents, and trash from the sea, to environmentally friendly plastic made from banana skins. Every day, inventors are creating new products and technologies that help us learn, live, work, have fun, and take care of our planet. Readers will meet some inventors who solve problems using creativity, design, science, and engineering. Told in a lively narrative style, this book includes firsthand accounts of how a range of cutting-edge inventions were developed. Readers will also get the chance to try their hand at designing and bringing their own inventions to life.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2017
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Imprint Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-10-07
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF011000, JNF061010, JNF051130
Dewey 600
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 990
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 186020
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Ruth Owen

Ruth Owen has written more than 400 children’s books. She writes on many subjects, but science and nature are her favorite topics to research and make accessible for young readers.