Adventures in Engineering for Kids (Design Genius Junior): 35 Challenges to Design the Future as You Journey to City X
It’s a book for kids to design the future, however they dream it.
Humans have left Earth, and have created the first settlement on a new planet, City X.
In creating a new city, they encounter all sorts of challenges, not all that different from the challenges we face here on Earth. The mayor of City X has established a new intergalactic engineering team - The Irresistible Futures Agency - to create solutions to their challenges and design a better future for humanity.
Adventures in Engineering for Kids (Design Genius Jr) teaches creative problem solving, design thinking, and multiple facets of engineering to expands kids' understanding of the world today and the possible worlds of the future. Adventures in Engineering for Kids (Design Genius Jr) explores the future through problem solving, design thinking, and engineering in a science-fact world that most parents and kids don't yet know exists. This book invites kids to take charge of the world they wish to create by designing inventions and solutions to challenges faced in an imaginary City X, the first human settlement on another planet. This adventure takes readers on an epic journey: humans are leaving Earth, arriving at a new planet, and creating the first settlement there, City X. It's a journey of historic proportions, to a fledgling city on a distant planet, where humanity has a chance to start fresh and design a future that works for everyone.
In settling another planet, humans discover a host of challenges, much like those faced on Earth: Challenges related to issues of energy, environment, transportation, security, food, safety, and health. Empowered by design thinking and advanced technology, their problems are to be solved by a vast team of young designers on Earth (your children!). With this book, you and yours will be able to develop the tools to explore, understand, imagine, create, and share your own irresistible futures through accessible real-world activities and awesome ideations.
Without limits, what can kids create?
A masterpiece of science fiction that teaches youngsters and parents alike essential lessons about designing the best future for humanity. A must buy and essential reading for the young and older among us.- Philip Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus in Psychology, Stanford University
About the Author
- Paperback: 144 pages
- Publisher: Rockport Publishers (2 June 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1631598392
- ISBN-13: 978-1631598395
- Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 1 x 25.4 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 358 g