From the Set 21st Century Junior Library
The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Dams examines the engineering concepts that make these critical structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.0|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781634721639), Paperback (9781634722957), PDF (9781634722292), ePub (9781634725866), Hosted ebook (9781634723619), Kindle (9781634725057), MP3 audio (9781534125285), WAV audio (9781534127241)|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8.25 x 8.25|
Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.
Narrator: Tamara Ryan
- What Are Dams?
- How Do Buttresses Push Back on Water?
- How Does Gravity Push Back on Water?
- How Do Arches Push Back on Water?
- Try This!
- Find Out More
- About the Author
|Glossary of key words|
|Sources for further research|