by Virginia Loh-Hagan


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The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Skyscrapers examines the engineering concepts that make these awe inspiring structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634721653
Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Series: 21st Century Junior Library: Extraordinary Engineering Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 1,247,647
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What Are Skyscrapers? 5

How Do Skyscrapers Support Weight? 9

How Do Skyscrapers Resist Forces? 13

How Do Skyscrapers Serve People's Needs? 17

Try This! 20

Glossary 22

Find Out More 23

Index 24

About the Author 24

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