What Would It Take to Make a Jet Pack?

What Would It Take to Make a Jet Pack?

by Anita Nahta Amin
What Would It Take to Make a Jet Pack?

What Would It Take to Make a Jet Pack?

by Anita Nahta Amin


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In science fiction, jet packs let people zoom through the air at high speeds. Discover the science and technology behind what it would take to make a real-life jet pack!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496665980
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Series: Sci-Fi Tech
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Anita Nahta Amin is the author of children's books and short stories. She lives in Florida with her husband and twin children. She can often be found walking on the beach, watching the ships sail past. More information about her books can be found at www.AnitaAminBooks.com. She loves hearing from readers!

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Flying with a Backpack 4

Chapter 2 What is a Jet Pack? 7

Chapter 3 How Would a Jet Pack Work? 11

Chapter 4 Current Tech 15

Chapter 5 What Tech is Needed? 20

Chapter 6 What could the Future Look Like? 27

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


Provides information about how scientists are working to turn objects made famous by science fiction into science fact; Topic has appeal for struggling and reluctant readers; High-interest text that is appropriately leveled, along with vivid photos, make science facts exciting and understandable for readers; Topics appeal to readers who have seen these objects mentioned in sci-fi movies, video games, books, and more; High-interest approach to meet Next Generation Science Standards

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