Engineering is no less than the power to change the world! Inside this mega-jam-packed book find out about the lives of people who have done just this, and get stuck into all sorts of experiments to get your own brain matter moving!
As well as experiments, this book has fact-tastic engineering timelines, drawing tips, and information! It also includes biographies of key engineers like Leonardo da Vinci, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Hedy Lamarr and Elon Musk.
Discover within the many branches of engineering a whole world of clever inventions – from the mechanical tools that allowed early civilisations to irrigate their land, and the steam engines that powered the industrial revolution, to modern-day computers, and biomedical inventions that revolutionising how we deal with disease. Find out about the world of engineering from the building of the pyramids to spacecrafts and on to the largest crisis of our times – how to solve global warming.