How many day-to-day important devices are engineering design products? How does a smartphone send wireless communication? How do batteries release energy? These and other questions are explained using straightforward language that weaves in science terminology and is accompanied by intriguing photographs. Easy experiments demystify engineering concepts with step-by-step instructions to make bioplastics, bridges, motors, and robot arms. Sidebars explore high-interest current developments such as drones, 3D printing, and self-driving cars. Based on the Next Generation Science Standards, this book helps students understand the engineering design process and boosts their physical science knowledge of matter, forces, energy, and waves.