This series explores the world's most amazing landmarks, using a 'top ten' approach. Looking at landmarks from different continents and diverse cultures, it combines intermediate curriculum (both social studies and visual arts), with high-interest facts.
What was the Forbidden City modeled after? How many rooms does Buckingham Palace have? Where is Potala Palace located? To find out the answers to these questions and more, open this book and go on an exploration of the world's most amazing palaces!
This quick-read guide introduces the reader to ten of the most amazing bridges in the world. Including photographs of every bridge and a brief description of the history of the structure, this ebook has been specially formatted for today's e-readers.
This rich narrative offers both a personal and historic account of the George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey and presents diverse perspectives on this majestic structure that encompass such areas as history, architecture, engineering, transportation, design, the arts, politics, and even post-9/11 mentality.
What is the largest NFL stadium? Which stadium was constructed for the 2008 summer Olympics? Where is the Rungrado May Day Stadium located? To find out the answers to these questions and more, open this book and go on an exploration of t he world's most amazing stadiums!
Examines one hundred bridges from around the world, including early Chinese bamboo and iron chain suspension bridges, the new London Bridge, the Quebec bridge, and the first Honshu-Shikoku bridge complex in Japan.
Contains 40 leaves of cut-out models of bridges (including 5 acetate sheets) and automatic LED lights for towers of the Golden Gate Bridge. Text includes history of each bridge and instructions on how to assemble the models.
"Describes some of the longest and most famous bridges ever built. Includes information on the bridge designers, the challenges they faced, and statistics of the finished bridges"--Provided by publisher.