Bridges and Tunnels

Bridges and Tunnels

Investigate Feats of Engineering With 25 Projects

eBook - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Uses educational activities and hands-on projects to explain the innovation and science behind bridges and tunnels, introducing such complex concepts as Newton's Third Law of Motion while providing complementary trivia and fun facts that demonstrate basic engineering skills. $30,000 ad/promo. Simultaneous.

Perseus Publishing
Bridges and tunnels are lifelines. People have tackled seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including vast canyons and mountain ranges, to design and construct these amazing passageways. Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind structures our world depends on. Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements. Activities and projects encourage children to learn about the engineering process and to embrace trial and error.


Independent Publishing Group

Exploring the innovation and physical science behind bridges and tunnels, the activities and projects in this book encourage children to learn about the design and construction of these amazing passageways. This fun and educational reference uses hands-on projects to explain complex concepts, such as Newton's Third Law of Motion, while trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements. The activities engage kids in the important skills involved in engineering—including designing, building, and modeling—and teach the value of trial and error as they create several bridge models. Activities include making an egg bungee jump, a soda pop can engine, and a triangular toothpick dome, as well as experiments with liquefaction and corrosion.


Exploring the innovation and physical science behind bridges and tunnels, the activities and projects in this book encourage children to learn about the design and construction of these amazing passageways. This fun and educational reference uses hands-on projects to explain complex concepts, such as Newton's Third Law of Motion, while trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements. The activities engage kids in the important skills involved in engineering?including designing, building, and modeling?and teach the value of trial and error as they create several bridge models. Activities include making an egg bungee jump, a soda pop can engine, and a triangular toothpick dome, as well as experiments with liquefaction and corrosion.

Publisher: 2012
ISBN: 9781936749539
Branch Call Number: E-Book CHILD
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Vaughn, Jen

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