A digital solution for your classroom with features created with teachers and students in mind: * Perpetual license * 24 hour, 7 days a week access * No limit to the number of students accessing one title at a time * Provides a School to Home connection wherever internet is available * Easy to use * Ability to turn audio on and off * Words highlighted to match audio This addition to the visually stimulating Sci-Hi series looks at the application of science and new technologies to all sorts of aircraft, from military jets airliners to gliders and airships, and how they affect our lives. It looks at new materials, discoveries, and inventions, and assesses their environmental impact.
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