This title in the Books for Girls series looks at technology that girls encounter every day, such as CD players, microwave ovens and touchscreens. Filled with fun, easy-to-do activities, it encourages girls to experiment and explore. They are also introduced to eight women who work in exciting technological careers, including an astronomer, a radio frequency inspector and a plant physiologist.
About the Author
Trudee Romanek is a children's book editor and the author of The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She has also written magazine and textbook articles for kids and adults. She lives in Barrie, Ontario.
Pat Cupples is a children's illustrator whose many books include The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count and The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Table of Contents
|What Is Technology?||4|
|Lasers in the Library||16|
|Turning Music into Light||20|
|Technology in Your Pocket||24|
|Lasers in Medicine||28|
|See the Light||34|
|It's What's Inside That Counts||38|
|Eyes in the Sky||42|
|Cooking with Radio Waves||50|
|Science Fair Projects||54|
|Note to Parents, Teachers and Group Leaders||55|