The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers & Architects [SCM]
by Mario Salvadori Author
(From Amazon): Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles keep structures solid. Perfect for kids who wonder why, and love to figure things out! All projects are easily done with materials found around-the-house.
- Resource Type
- Print Status
- In Print
- Suggested Grades
- 9th - 12th
- Chicago Review Press
- 1 From Cave to Skyscraper
- 2 Building a Tent
- 3 What Is a Beam?
- 4 What Do We Build Structures With?
- 5 The Floor of Your Room
- 6 A Steel Frame...Made Out of paper
- 7 The Part of the Building You Don't See
- 8 What Tornadoes, Earthquakes, and Changes in Temperature Can Do
- 9 How to Fight Tornadoes and Earthquakes
- 10 Ropes and Cables
- 11 Sticks and Stones
- 12 Strings and Sticks
- 13 Shape and Strength
- 14 Barrels, Dishes, Butterflies, Bicycle Wheels, and Eggs
- 15 Balloons...and Back to the Tent