Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Bridges

Let's Try It Out With Towers and Bridges
Let's Try It Out With Towers and Bridges Hands-on Early-learning Science Activities By Simon, Seymour Book - 2003 j 624.1 S596L 2003 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Have fun with these hands on engineering activities.

The Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge By Doherty, Craig A. Book - 1995 j 624.5 D655g 1995 Available in some locations

Annotation:An amazing feat of engineering, they said the water was too deep, the winds too strong, the earthquakes too devasting, but they did and it's beautiful.

Bridges Connect
Bridges Connect By Hill, Lee Sullivan Book - 1997 j 624.2 H646b

Annotation:This basic exploration of bridges old and new, haphazard to amazing, has references to children's literature!

Build It!
Build It! Structures, Systems and You By Mason, Adrienne Book - 2006 j 624.1 M398b 2006 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:PBS Kids- Science Rocks. One of several cool science experiments to try at home.

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge By Curlee, Lynn Book - 2001 j 624.5 C975b 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Astonishing tales of daring, genius, deception and death behind the building of this magnificent bridge.

Building A Bridge
Building A Bridge By Macken, JoAnn Early Book - 2009 j 624.2 M155b 2009 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Simple text and great photos describe how a bridge is built.

Bridges! Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test By Johmann, Carol A. Book - 1999 j 624.2 J65b 1999 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Cool projects for hands on learning about bridges.

Bridges By Simon, Seymour Book - 2005 j 624.2 S596b 2005 Beginning Facts Available in some locations
The Portland Bridge Book
The Portland Bridge Book By Wortman, Sharon Wood Book - 2006 624.2 W879p 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:This is the classic book about Portland bridges, a kids edition will be out next year.


Bridges unite. Portland has many bridges, read about them, and learn how they are built.

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