Genetic Engineering: Science, Technology, Engineering

9780531230015. ea vol: 64p. (Calling All Innovators: A Career for You). Children's Pr. 2016. lib. ed. $30. pap. $8.95.
Gr 5–8—Tracing today's innovations to the past, with a nod toward their future, the titles in this engaging series will grab readers' attention through their striking photography, archival images, and topical subject matter. Crisp, colorful photos share space with black-and-white images, giving readers a visual snapshot of each innovation's evolution through the years; similarly, time lines at the beginning of each chapter progressively mark breakthroughs that are key to readers' understanding the subject's development over time. The subject matter is timely and interesting, especially in Recycling, which connects environmental science with salvage, repurposing, and art. The inclusion of career statistics at the end of each volume provides students with pertinent information such as median annual salary, projected job growth, and projected increase in the number of jobs.
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