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The Resource Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering, Donna Latham ; illustrated by Andrew Christensen

Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering, Donna Latham ; illustrated by Andrew Christensen

Label
Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering
Title
Skyscrapers
Title remainder
investigate feats of engineering
Statement of responsibility
Donna Latham ; illustrated by Andrew Christensen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the physical science behind the construction of skyscrapers, covering such topics as gravity, inertia, oscillation, and static electricity. Looks at how the engineering and building techniques involved in the creation of present-day skyscrapers evolved over time
Member of
Summary
Explores key types of skyscrapers throught the world, discussing materials and construction technologies as well as the function and locations of important skyscrapers
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218320
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Latham, Donna
Dewey number
720.483
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 9-12; guided reading level V
LC call number
TH1615
LC item number
.L383 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
940
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Christensen, Andrew
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True
Series statement
Build it yourself series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Skyscrapers
  • Building
  • Skyscrapers
  • Tall buildings
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
investigate feats of engineering with 25 projects
Label
Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering, Donna Latham ; illustrated by Andrew Christensen
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • "With 25 Projects"--Cover
  • "Inspires interest in STEM"--Page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 120) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sky's the limit -- Engineering and thinking big -- Defying gravity -- Story by story : building up -- Chicago : sky high in the Windy City -- New York City : vertical metropolis -- Amazing skyscraper achievements -- Disasters and close calls
Control code
ocn829739013
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
v, 122 pages
Isbn
9781619301894
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)829739013
Label
Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering, Donna Latham ; illustrated by Andrew Christensen
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • "With 25 Projects"--Cover
  • "Inspires interest in STEM"--Page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 120) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sky's the limit -- Engineering and thinking big -- Defying gravity -- Story by story : building up -- Chicago : sky high in the Windy City -- New York City : vertical metropolis -- Amazing skyscraper achievements -- Disasters and close calls
Control code
ocn829739013
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
v, 122 pages
Isbn
9781619301894
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)829739013

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