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Cool Stuff and How It Works


From microchips and iPods to robots in the human bloodstream, Cool Stuff and How It Works takes the reader on an eye-opening journey through the world of modern technology. Tech-savvy kids will love learning all about today's most innovative inventions-where they came from, how they do what they do, and where they might take us in the future.

There are six main chapters:
Connect: Microchips, cell phones, fiber optics, digital radio, voice recognition, satellite, Internet...
Play: Soccer, fabric, cameras, games, guitars, compact discs, MP3 Players, headphones, Fireworks...
Live: Light bulbs, mirrors, solar cells, microwaves, aerogel, shavers, washing machines and robots.
Move: Motorcycles, cars, wheelchairs, jet engines, navigation, space probes, elevators, wind tunnels and space shuttles.
Work: Digital pens, laptops, virtual keyboards, laser printer, smart cards, robot worker, fire suits, radio ID tag, glue and wet welding.
Survive: Laser surgery, robot surgery, MRI scan, pacemaker, cells, vaccination and antibiotics.

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Tags: Stuff, Works, about, learning, Techsavvy