Spiderwebs to Skyscrapers: The Science of Structure

Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (14) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $2,019.99   
  • Used (13) from $0.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$2,019.99
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
0875184782 New. Looks like an interesting title!

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
Turn to David Darling's Spiderwebs To Skyscrapers: The Science Of Structures for structure experiments on foundations, structural shapes, materials, super structures framework, animal structures.
School Library Journal
Gr 3-6--Spiderwebs . . . is an excellent introduction to structural engineering. Both natural feats such as spiderwebs and birds' nests and those that are man-made, such as bridges, dams, and skyscrapers, are presented along with an explanation of such construction fundamentals as arches, domes, trusses, and beams. Up . . . explains the science of flight through a variety of experiments and presents a wide range of flying machines from birds to fighter bombers. Both titles begin with the identical chapter, ``What is Science?'' Each has captioned, full-color photographs and diagrams, experiments, ``believe it or not'' trivia notes, and a useful glossary. The format is appealing: chapters and subheadings, adequate white space, and appropriately placed illustrations. The projects are suitable for science fairs and will be useful to teachers planning classroom activities. Spiderwebs . . . is a good companion to Bates's Stone, Clay, and Glass (Enslow, 1987), which features building materials, and Billout's Stone and Steel: A Look at Engineering (Prentice-Hall, 1980; o.p.), which is a poetic look at a number of large man-made structures. For more detailed information about the history and development of aircraft, see Nahum's Flying Machine (Crown, 1990) and Robins's The Story of Flight (Warwick, 1987; o.p.). --Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875184784
  • Publisher: Silver Burdett Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1991
  • Series: Experiment! Ser.
  • Pages: 60
  • Age range: 10 years
  • Product dimensions: 9.51 (w) x 8.29 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)