The Art and Science of Skateboarding ebook

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 820L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 5.4
  • Item: 28932E
  • ISBN: 9781493869572
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 796.22
  • Pages: 32

Leap back into history and see the first skateboards in action. Investigate the how and the why behind the modern skateboard's design. Then, watch science in action as we break down the ins and outs of popular skateboard tricks. The skateboarding world is full of dazzling tricks and dynamic science!

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy