Making Music (Smithsonian Readers) (Paperback)
How do the levers, hammers, and strings of a piano work together to make music? How do the size and shape of a trumpet's bell affect its sound? Find the answers to these questions--and more--with this STEAM book that will ignite a curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for makerspaces and that guides students step-by-step through the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. This book builds young readers' early childhood literacy skills and is ideal for 1st grade students or children ages 5-7.