Ultimate Book of the Future (Kobo eBook)

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Robot dogs! Jet packs! Cyborgs! Super-sleek space suits! It's not science fiction, it's science reality. And soon, it may be part of everyday life. This book is a jam-packed collection of the coolest tech and wildest ideas that are shaping the world of tomorrow. Blast off for an unbelievably fascinating journey through time, space, and even a holographic pop concert (or two)! With chapters on future cities, space travel, high-tech entertainment, and even saving the world, Future World is a thorough, fun compendium of high-tech gadgets being built today and the coolest stuff tomorrow has to offer, plus the amazing dreamers making it all happen. Special "Could It Happen?" features tackle kids" burning hypothetical questions, like whether Jurassic Park could really exist, or whether a robot could become president. Each chapter also includes a "Future Fail!" that profiles one thing we thought we'd have by now, but don't (like everything from The Jetsons.) And kids will see where they might fit into the picture through the "Jobs of Tomorrow" profiled in each chapter. (Job titles include mind reader, space pilot, and robot-human communicator. Seriously!) This is the perfect book for fans of sci-fi, budding engineers and scientists, lovers of futuristic movies and pop culture, and anyone who has ever dreamed about what tomorrow might look like. With chapters on future cities, space travel, high-tech entertainment, animal-inspired tech, and even saving the world, this book is a thorough, smart, and—at times—even funny guide to life in the future. A fresh, futuristic design; big, exciting images; and chunky, digestible text make even the most complex-seeming tech and science accessible and fun. Plus, seven original, full-spread illustrations—reviewed by an expert futurist—will give kids a glimpse into the world of tomorrow.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781426374630
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Publication Date: June 6th, 2022
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