A Dam Holds Back

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118530

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Description

Engineers design dams to help solve the challenges of providing drinking water and electricity to people's homes. Young readers will learn about the steps in the engineering design process and see what materials are used in construction to make dams strong enough to hold up against the strong forces of water, weather, and natural disasters. A link to interactive activities online plus an activity in the book allow readers to create stable dams.

Reading Level
Lexile
940L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
6.2
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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