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Let's Fly a Plane!

Launching into the Science of Flight with Aerospace Engineering

9781492680574

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Available: 06/02/20
9.28 x 9.12 · 40 pages
Ages 4-8 years
9781492680574
CDN $21.99 · cl
Picture book

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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!
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Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.