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Question of Technology: Can Light Slice Through Steel?

Clive Gifford

Uncover the mysteries of machines in this funny technology series

How do fridges stay so... chilled? Can you 3D print a 3D printer? And how on Earth does air smash concrete? Find out the answers to these questions and much more in this book!

With an engaging question and answer format, this series draws young readers into the fascinating world of technology. Each spread opens with a simple, quirky question, opening up an exploration of technology and busting some popular myths along the way!

The lively lay-out is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making technology fun and accessible for every young reader.

Contents:
What are machines?
How can air smash concrete?
How can light slice through steel?
Why don't towers topple over?
How can a crane build itself?
Why don't microwaves escape from ovens?
How can a gale power my console?
How do machines see inside me?
What's the biggest digger?
How does a mole build a tunnel big enough to drive a train through?
Can you 3D print a 3D printer?
How do machines keep hearts beating?
How can we make machines more green?
Quick-fire questions
Glossary
Find out more
Index

Titles in the series:
How Does a Driverless Car Know Where to Go? (Transport) 978152631994
What's so Super About Supercomputers? (Computing) 9781526320001
Will Robots Take Over the World? (AI) 9781526320032
How Do You Go to the Toilet in Space? (Space Technology) 9781526320049
Could You Really Break the Internet? (Internet) 9781526320087
Who Invented Inventing? (Inventions) 9781526320063
How Can Light Slice Through Metal? (Machines) 9781526320117
Why Do Telephone Calls Travel into Space? (Electronics) 9781526320124

The lively lay-out is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making history fun and accessible for every young reader.

  • Classification : OLDER READERS (9-14)
  • Pub Date : APR 11, 2024
  • Imprint : Wayland
  • Page Extent : 32
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781526320100
  • Price : INR 699
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Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk

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