Browse Publications Books PRIM-004FF
2011-02-01

The Rocket Age Takes Off - Family Fun Edition PRIM-004FF

The A World in Motion Family Fun Edition Books provide parents and grandparents with guided activities designed to introduce young children to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts through materials that can be found around the home. These guided activities are part of our beautifully illustrated student readers.

In The Rocket Age Takes Off, readers explore the whimsical world of Robert Goddard and learn about the father of modern rocketry. This book follows Dr. Goddard’s exciting journey to build the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket and describes how his inventions advanced space exploration.

While learning about Dr. Goddard’s early trials and tribulations, readers will begin to uncover the work necessary to optimize a design to make an object go farther and higher.

This beautifully illustrated educational book, part of the innovative A World In Motion program, teaches engineering principles to primary-age children through an imaginative and exciting story.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly.

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    Proceeds of the sale of this book will benefit the pre-college programs of the SAE Foundation. To learn more about the SAE Foundation’s STEM education programs, visit www.saefoundation.org.

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