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Michael’s Racing Machine: I Wonder Why

Michael’s Racing Machine: I Wonder Why

by Lawrence F. Lowery

While building a soapbox racing car, a pair of friends provide an easy-to-understand lesson in how simple machines are all around us, making our work more efficient. Michael and Luci show readers that a broom is a lever, nails are wedges, and a screwdriver is both a lever and a wheel and axle. The two also prove that curious children can be just like scientists, making observations and using how and what questions to explore physical science principles they encounter all the time.


Ages: 5-12
Illustrated by: Richard Loehle
ISBN: 9781941316054
Price: $11.95
Published by: NSTA Kids

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