What Would It Take to Make a Hoverboard?

What Would It Take to Make a Hoverboard?

by Anita Nahta Amin


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In science fiction, hoverboard users glide above sidewalks on machines that look like skateboards with no wheels. How could one of these floating boards be created? Scientists have some ideas, which include using powerful magnets. Discover the science and technology behind what it would take to make a real-life hoverboard!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496665959
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Series: Sci-Fi Tech
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 383,859
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Floating on Air 4

Chapter 2 What is a Hoverboard? 7

Chapter 3 How Would a Hoverboard Work? 10

Chapter 4 Current Hoverboard Technology 17

Chapter 5 What Technology Is Needed? 22

Chapter 6 What Could the Future Look Like? 27

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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