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From Grass to Bridge

ISBN: 9781493866878
Grades:
3
Pages:
32
DESCRIPTION:

This item is estimated to be available in June 2018. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Hundreds of years ago, the Inka Empire was the largest on Earth. The Inka were great builders, and created roads that helped the empire run smoothly. The most impressive part of the Inka roads were the bridges that were made out of a simple resource: they were made from grass!

Learn about these engineering marvels with this book that builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities. Through real-world examples, students will gain insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems.

This book includes content that highlights every aspect of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. It also features STEAM career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. By becoming STEAM proficient, students are prepared to answer complex questions, investigate global issues, develop solutions for modern-day problems, and are ready for college and career.

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