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Description - Infographic How It Works: Today's Technology by

There are endless facts to learn about the technology we use every day, but once you've absorbed them, do you really know how your own gadgets work?

They make our lives easier thanks to some incredible processes - and grasping them is the key to understanding technology. It's time to discover how a house can make its own power, how a touchscreen works and how GPS helps us find our way. Pore over the step-by-step infographic art and fascinating facts to uncover the dazzling truth behind technology - then try out the mind-bending challenges on each page!


How a house can make its own power

How a light bulb grows

How a microwave cooks food

How a refrigerator works

How a robot cleans a room

How TV is broadcast

How a computer works

How movies are streamed

How a mobile phone makes a call

How a touchscreen works

How GPS finds your way

How a 3D printer works

The INFOGRAPHIC HOW IT WORKS series is an exploration of the processes that make the world (and the universe) go round, from the activity in tectonic plates to the enzymes that break down food in our bodies. Each process is clearly explained using amazing infographics and essential facts - plus an experiment or challenge for readers to try, so they can keep the discovery going.

Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750299671
ISBN-10: 0750299673
Format: Paperback / softback
(242mm x 207mm x 2mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 9-May-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography -

Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation.

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