Women in Engineering (Hardcover)
What ideas do you have that could connect others? Women in Engineering introduces kids to the field of engineering through the questions of a spunky girl whose inquiries guide an engaging, scientifically accurate conversation. Readers will experience how an engineer thinks and be introduced to determined women engineers who have dreamed up ideas to improve and connect the world. The profiled women, who come from a diverse array of countries and centuries, include Huang Daopo, Emily Warren Roebling, Maria / Miriam the Prophetess, Hedy Lamarr, Sandra Cauffman, and Dr. Treena Livingston Arinzeh. Designed to motivate girls to learn more about the field of engineering and see how one person's imagination can change the world, this book has been peer reviewed by an extensive team of scientists, science educators, and parents. Concepts covered include engineer, civil engineer, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, laboratory, double boiler, radio signal, frequency hopping signal, Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum, satellites, construction, biomaterials, and experiment. The fourth book in the captivating "Science Wide Open" series, Women in Engineering is bound to encourage creative problem solving in kids.
Mary Wissinger was born in Wisconsin where she spent most of her childhood singing, reading, and daydreaming. She dove into storytelling through acting, singing, and writing (and writing and writing!). A former teacher, she can now be found at her standing desk in St. Louis, MO, writing stories that inspire curiosity about the world and connection with others. She is the author of the Science Wide Open Series and the My First Science Textbook Series. To learn more about Mary, you can check out her website, MaryWissinger.com. Danielle Pioli is an artist and illustrator whose mission is to inspire others to create. The idea of creating a whole universe from her mind to paper is what made her fall in love with art and storytelling. As a child, she was drawn to magic-what she calls Quantum Physics now. She creates art, illustrations, comics, zines, poems, songs, and hypnotherapy sessions. She is the illustrator of the Science Wide Open Series. For more information on Danielle's work, you can visit her website at DaniellePioli.com.