How does a toilet flush? Why do some toothbrushes sing? What does a laser beam detect on a DVD? Technology at Work looks at the machines and tools that make things work in our daily lives. From tiny microchips, to huge aeroplanes, this series look into the hidden world of everyday machinery and technology.
About the Author
Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.
Table of ContentsMachines at home -- Machines in a bedroom -- In the playroom -- Remote-controlled cars -- In the bathroom -- Bathroom gadgets -- In the kitchen -- Meals with microwaves -- In the living room -- How a DVD player works -- Keeping it clean -- How vacuum cleaners work -- At home with technology.