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Make a star light!

and more circuitry challenges
2021
Young makers learn how to imagine, inspire, collaborate and problem-solve as they take on four electrical engineering challenges, including building a robot that moves and creating a light that looks like the night sky.

STEM

2021
"Sometimes being who you are can be a hard thing to do. Learn about people from across the LGBTQIA+ community who celebrate who they are and never stop fighting for what they believe in. No matter who you are, inside or out, this book is here to teach you that you can be proud of who you are. Let's break down some barriers! It's time to have pride in STEM!"--Back cover.

Stephen Biesty's incredible cross-sections of everything

2020
Cross-sectional illustrations present an inside view of such structures as an airplane, a cathedral, and a race car.

The empathy diaries

a memoir
2021
"Sherry Turkle ties together her coming-of-age story and her groundbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. Growing up in post-war Brooklyn in a house filled with mysteries, Turkle searched for clues. She mastered the codes that governed her secretive mother's world. She learned never to ask about her absent scientist father. And never to use his name, her name. Empathy was her strategy for survival. Turkle's intellect and curiosity propelled her to the thresholds of defining cultural moments that became life-lessons: she practiced friendship at Harvard/Radcliffe at the cusp of co-education during the antiwar movement, mourned the loss of her mother in Paris as students returned from the 1968 barricades, and faced the extent of her ambition while fighting for her place in the academy as a woman at MIT. There, Turkle found turbulent love and chronicled the wonders of the new computer culture, even as she warned of its threat to our most essential human connections"--Provided by publisher.

Using computer science in media careers

Learn how to utilize computer science skills for a number of different jobs in media careers ranging from film to radio to publishing.

The Curie Society

2021
"A covert team of young women--members of the Curie Society, an elite organization dedicated to women in STEM--undertake high-stakes missions to save the world"--OCLC.

This or that questions about technology

you decide!
2021
"Technology is advancing rapidly. Transportation experts think self-driving cars could fill the streets someday soon. Designers are experimenting with different artificial intelligence devices. The choices designers make now will affect our future. What choices would you make in a world of new technology? Would you rather take nanobot vitamins or use a wearable health monitor? Would you rather take to the skies with a jetpack or on a flying motorcycle? Would you rather have telescopic eyesight or supersonic hearing? It's your turn to pick this or that!"--Provided by publisher.

Wow into the world

activities and games for curious kids
2020
"Choose between three unbelievable science statements to identify the true wow fact from the fallacies-- and then learn the why and how behind the wow! But that's not all! After each round, tackle a STEM-based challenge using a few household items and a lot of creativity"--Back cover.

The Dark Net

a novel
"The Dark Net is real. An anonymous and often criminal arena that exists in the secret, far reaches of the Web, some use it to manage Bitcoins, pirate movies and music, or traffic in drugs and stolen goods. And now, an ancient darkness is gathering there as well. These demons are threatening to spread virally into the real world unless they can be stopped by members of a ragtag crew: twelve-year-old Hannah, who has been fitted with the Oculus, a high-tech visual prosthetic to combat her blindness...Lela, a technophobic journalist...Mike Juniper--a one-time child evangelist who suffers from personal and literal demons--has an arsenal of weapons stored in the basement of the homeless shelter he runs. And Derek, a hacker with a cause, believes himself a soldier of the Internet, part of a cyber army akin to Anonymous. They have no idea what the Dark Net really contains.".

The device

2014
"The lust for power drives a ruthless Bay Area Russian drug smuggler to attack and kidnap the accountant of a high-tech company while he is transporting new spy technology. The Device falls into the hands of a street-smart teen, who escapes the clutches of evil and races east to a renovated gold mine in the Sierras. Active duty and retired lawmen, the FBI, marijuana growers, and army special forces unite to protect and rescue the innocent"--Back cover frame.

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