How a Ship Is Built
Engineering Our World
There are many different kinds of ships--from gigantic cargo ships carrying goods around the world to the cruise ships that are like floating cities. Even aircraft carriers are gigantic ships with airports on top! But how do we make these amazing boats? This exciting book takes readers behind the scenes and into the process shipbuilders use to make monster vessels that are safe enough to tackle the open ocean. Full-color photographs document every step of the journey from dry dock to castoff, and STEM topics are introduced through engaging text and detailed graphics to make this an unforgettable look at how ships get made.