Supporting STEM-based learning, this fun, fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 explores the programming that makes our world work, in everyday objects from traffic lights to vending machines. Educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any reader who can’t get enough of coding.
How much did the first laptop weigh? What exactly is a computer bug? How many calculations can the world’s fastest computer perform in a single second? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Coding, which features photographs and illustrations of gadgets, games, and coding geniuses like Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing. Beginning in the mid-1800s, readers can trace the path of coding pioneers from the birth of the first computer all the way to today’s tech boom. Along the way, they’ll learn about the fundamentals of coding languages like Java and Python—including their application in everything from cars to calculators—and how coding continues to revolutionize tech, gaming, medicine, space travel, and more.