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Bridges!

Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test
Johmann, Carol A. (Book - 1999 )
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
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Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, design, construction, and effects on populations, environmental dilemmas, safety, and more.
Authors: Johmann, Carol A., 1949-
Title: Bridges!
amazing structures to design, build & test
Publisher: Charlotte, VT : Williamson, c1999
Characteristics: 96 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carol A. Johmann and Elizabeth J. Rieth ; illustrations by Michael Kline
Notes: "A Williamson Kaleidoscope Kids book."
Contents: Take the challenge!
Engineer, mason, environmentalist: What do you want to be?
Bridge building basics
Pile it on
The Amazing arch
Making concrete
Build a coffer dam
Flood control
Test which arch is stronger
The Beam bridge: Simple but strong
Make a London Bridge flip book
Testing triangles for strength
Build an amazing truss bridge
Cover your bridge
From threads in the sky: Suspension bridges
Spin a cable
Hang a suspension bridge
Bridges on the move
Draw up the bridge
Lift that bridge
Bridge it with a swing
Build a transporter bridge
The Care and feeding of bridges
Bridges to the future
Build a cable-stayed bridge
Summary: Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, design, construction, and effects on populations, environmental dilemmas, safety, and more.
Additional Contributors: Kline, Michael P.
Rieth, Elizabeth J. - 1957-
ISBN: 1885593309
9781885593306
Branch Call Number: j 624.2 J65b 1999
Subject Headings: Bridges Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Bridges
LCCN: 98053272
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Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, design, construction, and effects on populations, environmental dilemmas, safety, and more.

Cool projects for hands on learning about bridges.


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