Day: June 7, 2021

Children’s book by U of I students teaches third graders about automotive engineering

Children's book by U of I students teaches third graders about automotive engineering
Bioengineering professor Jennifer Amos created a program in which students write and illustrate children’s books with science, technology, engineering and mathematics themes. “Jenny Saves a Convertible,” the first book from the program to be published, teaches third-grade students the nuts and bolts of automotive design and engineering. Credit: Fred Zwicky

A new book written and illustrated by two recent alumnae of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign introduces third graders to the nuts and bolts of automotive mechanics and engineering.

“Jenny Saves a Convertible” is the first book written and illustrated by U. of I. students to be published through a project with Illinois Engineering Ambassadors, a public outreach and professional development group for students in the Grainger College of Engineering.

The group reaches more than 1,000 schoolchildren each year, providing high-quality educational events and hands-on activities on the U. of I. campus and in elementary and secondary schools in the

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