This how-to book provides readers with information they need to get started on a career in electronics. Included are the history and cultural significance of circuits, electronics tools and techniques, career paths in electronics, and highlights of successful engineers and inventors. Step-by-step projects help readers practice using circuits, and idea spreads inspire ways to apply what they've learned. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.