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Cool careers in engineering

Author: Tam E O'Shaughnessy
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Sally Ride Science, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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From electrical engineers, inventors, and astronauts to environmental engineers, soil engineers, and more--the women and men who work in engineering come from many different backgrounds and many different fields. This book introduces students to 12 fascinating scientists working in this field today. The scientists describe their interests when they were growing up and the people who inspired them. They describe what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tam E O'Shaughnessy
ISBN: 9781933798325 1933798327
OCLC Number: 505584499
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 36 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Aerospace engineer : Ephrahim Garcia --
Air Force general : Susan Helms --
Chemical engineer : Jan Talbot --
Ecological engineer : John Selker --
Entrepreneur : Celeste Ford --
Materials engineer : Angela Belcher --
Mechanical engineer : Aprille Ericsson --
Navigation engineer : Penina Axelrad --
Neuroengineer : Krishna Shenoy --
Robotics engineer : Stephen Jacobsen --
Software engineer : Jananda Hill --
Transportation engineer : Mark Dunzo --
About me --
Careers 4 U!
Other Titles: Engineering
Responsibility: [Tam O'Shaughnessy].

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From electrical engineers, inventors, and astronauts to environmental engineers, soil engineers, and more--the women and men who work in engineering come from many different backgrounds and many different fields. This book introduces students to 12 fascinating scientists working in this field today. The scientists describe their interests when they were growing up and the people who inspired them. They describe what they do, how they got there, and why they enjoy it.

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