SUPER GEAR – Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up
How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology!
Take a close-up look at sports and nanotechnology, the cutting-edge science that manipulates objects at the atomic level. Nanotechnology is used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and more. It is changing the face of sports as we know it.
Back matter includes a glossary, bibliography, list of resources, and index.
Perfect for Olympics displays and celebrations.
About Jennifer Swanson (Jacksonville, Florida Author)
Science Rocks! And so do Jennifer Swanson’s books. She is the award winning author of over 35 nonfiction books for children. A self-professed science geek, Jennifer started a science club in her garage at the age of 7.
While no longer working from the garage, Jennifer's passion for science resonates in in all her books but especially, BRAIN GAMES (NGKids) and SUPER GEAR: Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up (Charlesbridge) which was named an NSTA Best STEM book of 2017 and an NSTA Outstanding Trade Book 2017Top reviews include a starred review in Booklist, and recommended reviews from School Librarians Workshop, Library Media Connection, and a Nerdy Book Club award. Her book, Geoengineering Earth's Climate: Resetting the Thermostat, from 21st Century Books/ Lerner received a Junior Library Guild Selection.
Jennifer has a B.S. in Chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy and her M.S. Ed. (K-8) science from Walden University. She has been employed as a middle school science instructor by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth for the past five years. You can visit Jennifer at her website www.JenniferSwansonBooks.com.