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Cool Books

For Science Fair Projects
Ruth & Paul Recommend

 
  Below are the books that provided good background for the Skyscraper and Bridges science fair projects.These may be available at your local library. Otherwise the links to Amazon are included.

Skyscrapers!: Super Structures to Design & Build (Kaleidoscope Kids)
by Carol A. Johmann, Michael P. Kline

Recommended for ages 8-11.

This is an excellent book for young architects. It contains a brief history of skyscapers as well as a good overview of the technical aspects of building a skyscaper.

Click here to see Amazon's page about this book.


 

 



Building (Make it Work! Science)
by Andrew Haslam, David Glover, and Jon Barnes

Recommended for ages 8-11.

A very good "hands-on" science book that shows how to build large structures as well as bridges. Also contains a section on water projects - using locks and dams it explains water flow.

Click here to see Amazon's page about this book.



Bridges!: Amazing Structures to Design, Build & Test
(Kaleidoscope Kids) by Carol A. Johmann, Elizabeth Rieth

Recommened for ages 8-11.

This is another awesome book by Carol Johmann! The book contains some of the history of bridges, how they're built and lots of great pictures and interesting facts.

Click here to see Amazon's page about this book.



Bridges

by Etta Kaner

Recommended for ages 9-12.

This is a good science fair book as it shows the forces on a bridge and has practical experiments to do at home to demonstrate the theories explained in the book.

Click here to see Amazon's page about this book.

   
   
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