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Super Cool Tech

Super Cool Tech

by Ian Graham, Tom Jackson
Packed with more than 250 full-color images, X-rays, thermal imaging, digital artworks, cross sections, and cutaways, Super Cool Tech reveals the secrets behind the latest gadgets and gizmos, state-of-the-art buildings, and life-changing technologies.

Lift the unique laptop-inspired book cover to see incredible architectural concepts from around the world, such as the Hydropolis Underwater Hotel and Resort in Dubai and the River Gym, a human-powered floating gym in New York City. Discover how a wheelchair adapts to its surroundings and learn how a cutting board can give the nutritional information of the food being prepared on it.

From 3-D–printed cars to robot vacuum cleaners, Super Cool Tech reveals amazing inventions and looks ahead to the future of technology, including hologram traffic lights and the Galactic Suite Hotel in space. Perfect for STEAM education initiatives, this book makes technology easy to understand, following the history of each invention and how it impacts our everyday lives, plus "How It Works" panels to explain the design and function of each item.

Designed in DK's signature style, Super Cool Tech is the ultimate guide to exploring and understanding the latest gadgets and inventions while looking ahead to the future of technology.
Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 8
Lexile Measure
1140L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Number of Pages
192
Genre
Informational Text

About the Authors

Ian Graham Ian Graham has degrees in both applied physics and journalism, both of which he actively used in his professional life: he is an editor and the author of many science-based books for young readers.
Tom Jackson Tom Jackson writes about history, technology, and more. He studied zoology at Bristol University and he lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children.

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