Civil Engineering and the Science of Structures

Andrew Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191052

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Description

Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering fields. Civil engineers are involved in the design and construction of various structures, including high-rise buildings, sports stadiums, canals, dams, and bridges. This book gives readers a up-close look at the technology used to build various structures around the world, including the ancient pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, and modern skyscrapers. Readers learn about the design process and tools used by civil engineers and are guided through a design challenge to create their own stable structures.

Reading Level
Lexile
990L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
7.1
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
People & Places Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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