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CANALS AND DAMS: INVESTIGATE FEATS OF ENGINEERING WITH 25 by Donna Latham,Andrew Christensen PDF

By Donna Latham,Andrew Christensen

Canals and Dams: examine Feats of Engineering invitations teenagers a while nine and as much as discover the innovation and actual technology in the back of the fantastic waterways and boundaries our international depends upon. minutiae and enjoyable evidence illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements from historical aqueducts to the Suez Canal and the Hoover Dam. Readers will notice that engineers and developers alike positioned their lives at the line to boost civilization, experiencing triumphs and tragedies in construction tremendous. via wonderful good fortune and heartbreaking failure, they built more and more refined instruments and construction methods.

Activities and tasks motivate young children to discover the engineering technique and to attempt, attempt back via trial and blunder. they will interact in hands-on explorations of buoyancy, Newton’s 3rd legislations of movement, and forces that push and pull constructions. They’ll create a paper-cup zip line, construct an arch, and simulate a tsunami, whereas experimenting with gravity, hydroponics, and speed. In Canals and Dams: examine Feats of Engineering, young ones will achieve an appreciation for the $64000 box of engineering as they improve their very own development skills.

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