How Things Work: Unplugged, Unraveled, and Revealed: Discover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercraft, Robotics, and Everything in Between
Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peak inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplug, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do. Complete with "Tales from the Lab, "true stories, biographies of real scientists and engineers, exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia and fun features, this cool book explains it all!
"What is the book that changed your life? (not novels or religious texts)"
I think it's a wonderful way to connect in a less superficial way and learn a little more about each other. It's also a wonderful way to discover new books worth reading.
This is one of them. The full list is here.