Providing an early introduction to STEM education, this book uses simple text and labeled photographs to examine a wide range of exciting machines used on the farm, revealing how each machine solves a particular problem. Machines covered include tractors, combine harvesters, milking machines, hay balers, crop sprayers, and more!
About the Author
Sian Smith is a talented and experienced nonfiction author. Popular series she has produced for Raintree include 'How Toys Work', 'Creepy Critters', and 'Seasons' which has been translated into many languages. She worked as a teacher before she began writing books for children.
Table of Contents
Why Do We Have Machines on a Farm? 4
Which Farm Machines Are the Most Useful? 6
Which Farm Machines Plant Seeds? 8
How Do Machines Help Us to Grow Plants? 10
Which Machines Help to Harvest Plants? 12
Do All Harvesting Machines Look the Same? 14
Which Farm Machine Milks Cows? 18
What Other Machines Are Used on a Farm? 20
What Does This Machine Do? 22
Picture Glossary 23
Find Out More 24