Discover the science of architecture behind different types of super structures—including bridges, domes, and towers—then use this knowledge to create your own with the included parts!
From the Ancient Pyramids to the Eiffel Tower, get ready to take a close-up look at some awesome man-made structures. This unique, interactive book not only traces the history of the world’s most impressive, man-made mega structures from ancient times to the modern age, but also explores the science behind these incredible engineering feats.
Using the included card pieces, plastic connectors, and string, you can make the different types of constructions and then conduct tests to see how they work! Follow the step-by-step instructions to build and test these super structures:
- Suspension bridge
- Arch bridge
- Big wheel
- Wind turbine
Filled with fascinating facts and colorful illustrations showing how amazing super structures around the world were designed and constructed, this is the perfect book for budding engineers and world explorers.
QEB Publishing, 9780760363409, 48pp.
Publication Date: October 16, 2018
About the Author
Ian Graham is an experienced writer based in England. He has written and co-written more than 270 books, mainly for children and teenagers.
Ian Murray is an experienced illustration practitioner. He has worked with a variety of clients across a broad range of projects in editorial, publishing, design, and advertising.