Have you crossed over a bridge today? Have you ridden an elevator to a top floor? Have you opened up a carton of milk? All of these things were made possible through engineering! In Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Engineers, readers meet five female engineers who revolutionized the role of women in engineering, including Ellen Swallow Richards, Emily Warren Roebling, Kate Gleason, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and Mary Jackson. Short sidebars highlight the accomplishments of contemporary female engineers and reveal the ways that women are finding success in engineering today, pointing the way for young people to imagine their place in engineering in the future.
Hands-on STEM projects, including researching organizational psychology, conducting a virtual tour of a model bridge, and creating a presentation about processed food, shine a light into the world of engineering. With a fun narrative style that includes cool facts about women engineers, this full-color book from the Gutsy Girls Go For Science series is sure to inspire kids to imagine their own careers in science!