Creative Machines ebook

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 6-11
  • Grade: 2-3
  • Lexile: 560L
  • Guided Reading Level: P
  • Interest Level: 1-5
  • Item: 28883E
  • ISBN: 9781493869084
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 621.815
  • Pages: 32

A marble rolls down a tube. It hits a doll, which knocks over some dominoes. Anything can happen in a Rube Goldberg Machine! These machines take simple tasks and make them complex and fun. Do you have what it takes to make one?

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this STEAM book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation through real-world examples. Features include:

  • A hands-on STEAM challenge guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy
  • Make career connections with career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields