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Did you know astronauts train in water before going to space? They're not the only ones who use swimming pools for training. Athletes train in water when they are hurt. Doctors use water treatments to help people feel better. Learn how water and pools are not just for swimming!Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this e-book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through the cyclical engineering design process: researching the issue, brainstorming ideas, designing and testing a solution, evaluating the results, improving the process, and sharing the outcomes. The real-world examples give students insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems. This book includes content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and math, and offers STEAM career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. With dynamic images and intriguing text features to enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy, this book will capture students' attention while building college and career readiness.