Design & Build It
Budding engineers, architects, and designers may wonder how modern advancements such as recycling centers and irrigation systems work. This intriguing title offers ten engaging projects that will help readers understand firsthand through their own imaginative designs. Each activity includes step-by-step directions and helpful illustrations that challenge readers to create a variety of devices, from a recycling sorting machine to a useful cell phone stand. Accessible text connects each activity to important engineering concepts, including defining a problem, doing research, and understanding material properties.