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 Bridge goes over (Be an engineer! Designing to solve problems)
 Author: Burns, Kylie

 Publisher:  Crabtree (2017)

 Dewey: 624.2
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 24 p., col. ill., 25 cm

 BTSB No: 175352 ISBN: 9780778729075
 Ages: 7-10 Grades: 2-5

 Bridges -- Design and construction

Price: $16.27

Learn about the steps in the engineering design process and see how different types of bridges suit different types of obstacles.

Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 7.50
   Points: 2.0   Quiz: 75377

   Booklist (08/01/17)

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Booklist - 08/01/2017 With an emphasis on STEM in libraries and classrooms, students are hearing more about engineering. But what exactly do engineers do? Beginning with a child wondering about a problem, such as a quicker way to travel around a lake, the titles in the Be an Engineer! series not only look at engineers as problem solvers but at some of their real-world problems. Each book identifies how engineers solve these problems through the engineering design process, which includes asking questions, brainstorming, planning and making a model, testing and improving, and communicating the results. A Bridge Goes Over focuses on how engineers decide what type of bridge is the best solution for a specific area. Complemented by numerous photos of diverse engineers in action, the volumes conclude with an actual engineering disaster, like a tunnel collapse or dam failure, and a related activity for kids to try out their engineering skills. Clear steps and examples make this series a worthy addition to any STEM collection. - Copyright 2017 Booklist.

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