eBook Stem Guides To Construction, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1621699471
  • ISBN-13: 9781621699477
  • DDC: 338.47624
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Do you like to build things using blocks, Legos, or Lincoln Logs? Some construction projects are bigger than others. They are all about measuring, estimating, and calculating. Constructing anything requires a lot of numbers. This STEM guide takes you into the life of an engineer while learning how to define a simple design problem reflecting a need or want that includes constraints on materials, time, and cost.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Pyramids of Egypt.
3: The Great Wall.
4: Homes.
5: Building It Bigger.
6: Over Land and Water.
The Metric System.
Websites to Visit.
Show What You Know.
Other Backmatter.