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By Donna Latham,Andrew Christensen

Canals and Dams: examine Feats of Engineering invitations teenagers a long time nine and as much as discover the innovation and actual technological know-how in the back of the superb waterways and limitations our international is dependent upon. trivialities and enjoyable evidence illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements from historic aqueducts to the Suez Canal and the Hoover Dam. Readers will become aware of that engineers and developers alike positioned their lives at the line to boost civilization, experiencing triumphs and tragedies in construction great. via spectacular good fortune and heartbreaking failure, they constructed more and more refined instruments and development methods.

Activities and initiatives motivate childrens to discover the engineering method and to aim, try out back via trial and mistake. they're going to 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 children will achieve an appreciation for the $64000 box of engineering as they advance their very own construction skills.

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