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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-22480-9

List Price: $31.00

Your Price: $23.25

Originally developed in the early 20th century for military purposes, unmanned aircraft, or drones, have come to be used for a variety of purposes. Readers will find out how drones work and what it takes to pilot them. They will also learn why the use of drones has become a controversial issue, how unmanned aircraft have been improved over time, and what today's engineering innovators are planning for the future of drone technology.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647128
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 623.74'69
  • Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in designing and building these engineering wonders
  • Infographics and charts help illustrate complex ideas
  • Colorful photos provide incredible views of these engineering wonders
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Sidebars provide in-depth information about some of the most remarkable engineering achievements
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