Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Simple Machine Geniuses
Annotation:Archimedes was a mathematician, a physicist, a mechanical engineer, and an inventor. He is most famous for proving the law of the lever and inventing the compound pulley.
Annotation:Introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his inventions and ideas.
Annotation:Brunelleschi designed and erected a dome over the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore-a feat of architectural daring that has still not been surpassed.
Annotation:Explains some of the basic physical principles of engineering, accompanied by activities that illustrate those principles.
Annotation:Provides instructions for making seventy-five contraptions that demonstrate friction, gravity, energy, motion, and other principles of physics and explains how to think like an inventor.