Engineering the Eiffel Tower

Engineering the Eiffel Tower

by Janet Slingerland

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Overview

The Eiffel Tower, build for a World’s Fair in 1889, has become a permanent symbol of the city of Paris, France. Engineering the Eiffel Tower introduces readers to its designer, Gustave Eiffel, shows how workers assembled the gigantic tower, and looks at how maintenance crews keep it standing today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532111655
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Series: Building by Design
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Iron Lady 4

Chapter 2 A Man with a Plan 12

Chapter 3 The Iron Magician 22

Chapter 4 Saving the Tower 32

Fast Facts 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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