Wikijunior:How Things Work/Introduction

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How does it work? Where did it come from? Why do we use it? Who invented it? These are all excellent questions to be asking yourself. We live in a world of fast paced technological development, and understanding how things work is a valuable asset to carry with you as you continue to grow. By asking yourself these questions, you have already demonstrated that you have the curiosity. In this book you will find the knowledge. This series is aimed at helping you understand how the everyday objects around you work. We will look at how things work, what they do, who invented them and how they do the things that make them so amazing in this modern world. From everyday objects like microwave ovens to massive engines for cars, spacecraft and all other things that surround us today. Keep reading and open your mind to a whole new world of electricity, energy, and mechanics.