The Science of Seafaring - The Float-tastic Facts about Ships - Anne Rooney
How do submarines navigate underwater? Why do heavy ships gloat in the water? Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this fascinating guide to the science of seafaring.
This fascinating guide to how humans mastered the ability to travel the oceans combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the earliest wooden crafts to today's massive tankers and super-fast speed boats, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of seafaring.
Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Fact, Can You Believe It?, and Try It Yourself, which provide additional information and handy advice.
Supports the National Curriculum in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Scottish 5-14 Guidelines.