The Random House Book of How Things Workby Steve Parker
Illus. with full-color art and diagrams. "Capitalizing on humankind's innate curiosity, Parker examines over 300 everyday machines, mechanisms, and processes through visually appealing illustrations and diagrams. This colorful work concisely details how individual machines and processes, from zippers and helicopters to gas pumps and mobile phones, operate. An instructive, entertaining book that will enrich science and technology study."Booklist. "A must for every science class."Appraisal.
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