Bridges! With 25 Science Projects for Kids
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CLEAR Review (Clermont County Public library)
“An introduction to the science of bridge building. It explains the engineering and physics that go into their creation and shows real-world applications. Other topics discussed include safety, the inspection process, and the life of a civil engineer. The scientific method is presented as a means of problem solving. Main ideas are demonstrated in a down-to-earth, engaging manner.” Click here to read more.
School Library Connection
“This newest addition in the Explore Your World series introduces young readers to the concepts and vocabulary of bridge construction. Through trivia, photographs, cartoon illustrations, clear diagrams and links to online videos and primary sources, readers will explore how some of the world’s most extraordinary bridges were designed, created, and maintained. Opening with a timeline of bridges throughout history that includes a short introduction, this book enables young future engineers to explore the use of bridges to go over and under bodies of water. Five easy-to-read chapters explore the need for bridges, their engineering and design, types of bridges, building techniques, and famous bridges. A glossary, metric conversion table, resources and essential questions, and 25 hands-on STEM projects make this a fun and engaging must-have volume for every library serving young patrons. Index. Recommended.”
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Detailed Book Description
Getting from one place to another sounds easy if you are on a straight piece of land, but what if you have to get over—or under—a body of water or a deep gorge? Build a Bridge! Bridges! With 25 Science Projects for Kids introduces readers ages 7 to 10 to the concepts and vocabulary of bridge construction through the lenses of history, science, engineering, math, and technology.
- This nonfiction title for ages 7 through 10 introduces the engineering, geometry, and physics of bridges, including how they are designed, planned, and built.
- Uses an inquiry-based approach to encourage readers to ask questions, define problems, carry out investigations, and reach their own conclusions about bridges and current construction ideas.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Let’s Explore Bridges
Why Do We Need Bridges?
Engineering and Design
Types of Bridges
Let the Building Begin!