Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Title: Building Bridges

Author: Tammy Enz

Summary:

Through simple text and engaging photographs, readers learn about bridges and the science behind them.  Experiment with building paper trusses and testing them by following the step-by-step instructions illustrated in the book.  What type of bridge will span across long distances?  Find out, and build one using cardboard, textbooks, straws, and string!  The author is a civil engineer and has written dozens of engineering and science books for young people.  Other books in the Young Engineers series are: Building Structures and Towers, Building Vehicles that Fly, and Building Vehicles that Roll.

Curriculum Connections:

Engineering

Scientific Experimentation

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