Clean and Safe Water
Although a view of Earth from space makes it appear we have plenty of water, less than 3 percent is freshwater. Climate change also threatens the small percentage of healthy freshwater humans worldwide can access. However, this exciting title will introduce aspiring engineers to the innovative ways technology is tackling this problem! This explanatory and empowering text describes key ideas about ways technology is cleaning and conserving water supplies—from a solar-powered rainwater harvesting and purification system to a robot that cleans up ocean trash. Each spread features images that include eye-catching photographs and colorful, tech-inspired illustrations. The important information in this text is also enhanced by diagrams that explain natural processes including the water cycle in addition to fascinating fact-boxes. Complete with a glossary to bolster vocabulary skills and a list of resources for further information, this text is sure to inspire future engineers and problem-solvers.