The Evolution of Space Suits ebook

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 740L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Reading Level: 4.8
  • Item: 28915E
  • ISBN: 9781493869404
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 629.4772
  • Pages: 32

If you were traveling to outer space, what would you wear? Luckily, some of the best scientists have figured that out for astronauts. NASA scientists and engineers have designed the best gear to help astronauts travel to space and return home safely. Find out how space suits have changed over time--and what they might look like in the future!

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, art, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy