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Industrial design : why smartphones aren't round and other mysteries : with science activities for kids

Author: Carla Mooney; Tom Casteel
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, [2018]
Series: ; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)'">"Build it yourself" series.; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the engineering design process from its earliest beginnings, to today. Using inquiry-based STEM activities, kids ages 10 to 15 read all about good design, which combines the right materials, colors, details, and form to make a person want to buy and use a product.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Mooney; Tom Casteel
ISBN: 9781619306707 1619306700 9781619306721 1619306727
OCLC Number: 1021803676
Notes: "Inspires interest in STEM"--Back cover.
Target Audience: Ages 10-15.; Guided reading level: Z.
Description: v, 122 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is industrial design? --
From craftsmanship to mass production --
The design process --
How industrial design changed the world --
Industrial design and electronics --
Computer-aided design --
Changing needs, changing solutions.
Series Title: "Build it yourself" series.; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)
Responsibility: Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Tom Casteel.

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Explore the engineering design process from its earliest beginnings, to today. Using inquiry-based STEM activities, kids ages 10 to 15 read all about good design, which combines the right materials, colors, details, and form to make a person want to buy and use a product.

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