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Getting Started with Engineering

Think Like an Engineer! · Dummies Junior

by Camille McCue, Ph.D


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Fun engineering projects for kids

Does your kid's love of 'tinkering' resemble that of a budding Thomas Edison? Then Getting Started with Engineering is guaranteed to spark their fascination! The focused, easy-to-complete projects offered inside are designed to broaden their understanding of basic engineering principles, challenge their problem-solving skills, and sharpen their creativity—all while having fun along the way.

Engineers are experts on how things work—and this book is your youngster's best first step to developing the skills they need to think, design, and build things like the pros. The projects they'll complete feature a fun twist that appeal to their age group—from a tiny model roller coaster to a wearable toy that includes an electronic circuit—and the instructions are written in an easy-to-follow manner, making it possible for them to experience the pride and accomplishment of working independently.

  • Appropriate for children aged 7-11
  • Simple explanations guide children to complete three projects using household items
  • The full-color design, short page count, and easy-to-follow instructions are designed to appeal to kids
  • Brought to you by the trusted For Dummies brand
  • If you have a little engineer that could, Getting Started with Engineering is a great way to encourage their fascination of figuring out how things work.

    Publication Details

    For Dummies
    Publication Date:
    Dummies Junior


    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read 23.1 MB
    • Adobe PDF eBook 35.1 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 23.1 MB

    Camille McCue, Ph.D (Author)

    Camille McCue, Ph.D, is a veteran STEM educator who has teletaught for NASA and PBS and instructed math, tech, and engineering in the classroom. She currently teaches in Las Vegas, NV.

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