Author(s): Chris Ferrie
Equip the next generation of scientists with a brand new series from Chris Ferrie, the #1 science author for kids
How do airplanes stay up in the sky? That's the question Red Kangaroo needs answered and she knows exactly who can help her--Dr. Chris Explore the four forces of flight--drag, lift, thrust and weight--and get ready to take off with this introduction to aerospace engineering.
Chris Ferrie offers a kid-friendly introduction to the science of flight in this first installment of his new Everyday Science Academy series. With real-world and practical examples, young readers will have a firm grasp of scientific and mathematical concepts to help answer many of their "why" questions.
Perfect for elementary-aged children and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.
Backmatter includes a glossary, comprehension questions aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and experiments kids can easily do at school or at home