This is an authoritative and visually engaging look at new technologies in action—and some that are yet to come—from the bullet trains to space elevators.
Common Core Alignment:
RI.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
RI.6.7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.