What are engines good for?

How does a car move from one place to another? How do cranes lift such heavy objects? From ancient times to now, engines have powered people’s lives. Engines! With 25 Science Projects for Kids invites readers ages 7 to 10 to explore engines and deepen their understanding of the history of engines, what makes them hum, and all the special jobs they do for humans.

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About the Book

Explore the world of engines through 25 hands-on, science-minded projects. Fascinating facts, essential questions, links to online resources, and even jokes help support deeper learning!

Try these hands-on engineering projects!

  • Construct a rubber band heat engine
  • Build a simple electric motor
  • Demonstrate pressurized air
  • Build a balloon rocket engine