There are dump trucks with tires as high as two grown men! These enormous trucks could never share a street with other vehicles. This explains why "off-road" is how they roll. They are built for construction sites. Check out some massive dumpers in this title.
Taller than skyscrapers or strong enough to lift the weight of thousands of cars, large cranes are working giants. These towering movers build tall structures and huge ships. The result of this read will be a heightened interest in ginormous machines.
Female engineers are hard at work designing the technology and infrastructure of our modern world. Women in Engineering looks at individuals who are making a major difference in this field. Compelling text, full-color photos, and helpful back matter highlight these women and their work. Features include a table of contents, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
This book will introduce beginning readers to the basics of simple machines and physics, specifically wheels and axles. Real-world, vivid photographs and examples will inspire young learners to learn more about one of the most important discoveries of all time- the wheel and axle!
This book will introduce beginning readers to the world of cams and cranks. Real-world, vivid full-color photographs, examples, and simple text will introduce young readers to motion and the many functions of cams and cranks.
This book will introduce young learners to the basics of simple machines and physics, specifically gears. Filled with vivid real-life photographs, it explores everyday examples of gears and how gears make work easier.
This book will introduce beginning readers to the fascinating world of simple machines and physics, specifically screws. Real-world, full-color photographs and simple text will inspire young scientists to explore the wonders of screws and how they make our life so much easier!
The largest diggers are extreme excavators. Some have buckets wider than houses or multiple buckets attached to spinning wheels. These diggers dominate the scene at many construction sites and surface mines. Let them dominate your reading time!
Smash! Crash! Ka-boom! A is for Aerial lift. B is for Backhoe. C is for Cement Mixer. Readers explore construction equipment in this noisy alphabet book. Jerry Pallotta's trademark humor punctuates the informative text. Vibrant oil paintings bring to life a busy construction site.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the parts of a dump truck, different types of dump trucks, and the jobs they do. Includes photo glossary and matching game"--Provided by publisher.
Find out how tools have helped people hunt, build, and make life easier in this engaging nonfiction reader. With colorful images, timelines, charts, a glossary to assist with vocabulary improvement, and an index, children will learn how tools throughout time have made such an important impact on life as we know it! Featured eras include the Stone Age and the Industrial Revolution.
Roll across the terrain with the most feared tank on the planet. The Abrams tank is the armored backbone of United States ground forces. Readers will learn about the technology and crew that make the M1 Abrams a perfect blend of power and speed.
Humvees are versatile vehicles that are able to traverse almost any terrain. They are used to accomplish a variety of missions. Young readers will learn about the development and uses of the Humvee that make it a vital resource for the United States Armed Forces.
The M2A2 is an infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) used by the United States Armed Forces. It transports, assists, and protects infantry. Students will learn about the history and technology behind this vehicle that is often on the front lines of battle.