Amazing Super Simple Inventions
The Amazing Super Simple Inventions series explores the history of inventions that changed the world from phonographs to cameras. Each book has correlating simple scientific activities that teach the fundamentals of how various inventions work. Crafters will go on a hands-on learning journey with engaging, educational, and entertaining projects!
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Applied to STEM & STEAM Concepts of Learning Principles.
Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF061010, JNF051110, JNF057010|
|Subject||Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 7.75|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
Amazing Super Simple Inventions - School Library Connection
Detailed illustrations are easy for readers to follow and understand. The books include a timeline, easy-to follow steps, how-to pictures, and, best of all, it’s written for kids! Recommended.
Amazing Super Simple Inventions – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . .four to seven projects in each volume of this hands-on series. . .demonstrate selected physical principles behind notable modern inventions. Each title opens with a boilerplate summation of the scientific method, very brief [i]dentifications of important associated inventors–Henry Ford for the automobile, for instance–a time line, and a comprehensive list of materials for the ensuing models. . . . The big, bright illustrations include views of partially and fully assembled models, historical photos of inventors and early devices, and extras (such as semaphore and Morse alphabets in Telegraph Projects). . .