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Science-Gr.7.4-Structures and Forces

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In learning about structures, students investigate the properties of materials used, and test them under different loads and forces. They examine different ways that structural components are configured, analyze forces involved, and investigate resulting effects on structural strength and stability.

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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton: The Scientist Who Changed Everything (National Geographic World History Biographies) – Paperback – (July Non Fiction, Fiction And Nonfiction, Isaac Newton, Scientific Revolution, National Geographic Kids, Marie Curie, Family Movie Night, Kid Movies, School Fun

...he was fascinated by inventions, spending his time carving sundials and making kites. No one would have guessed that, when Newton grew up, he would be one the the greatest scientists the world has ever known. His discoveries would change the way people understood the universe.

One of our favorite ways to learn about a new concept is to read books that explore the new subject and expand our ideas. Here are some wonderful books that highlight engineering, simple machines and building concepts for kids! University Of Dayton, Curious Kids, Building Concept, Thing 1, Stem Science, Science Ideas, Seventh Grade, Building For Kids, Children's Picture Books

In Building Big he focuses on the connections between the planning and design problems and the solutions that are finally reached. Whether a structure is imposing or inspiring, he shows us that common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as imagination and technology do.

DVD:This 5-part series shows how common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as do imagination and technology. Brings viewers the truth behind some of the greatest manmade wonders of the world exploring bridges, tunnels, dams, skyscrapers and domes. Gr.7 and up Properties Of Materials, Skyscrapers, Common Sense, Bridges, Wonders Of The World, Exploring, Imagination, Bring It On, Science

DVD:This 5-part series shows how common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as do imagination and technology. Brings viewers the truth behind some of the greatest manmade wonders of the world exploring bridges, tunnels, dams, skyscrapers and domes. Gr.7 and up

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Cathedral of Florence (Santa Maria del Fiore) - Scaffolding atop dome of Cathedral of Florence -Interior of Church of San Lorenao, Florence - East doors of Baptistery (Gates of Paradise), Florence - Interior courtyard of Palazzo Farnese, Rome - Dome of St. Peter's Basilica, Rome - Santa Maria Novella, Florence -- Detail, facade of Santa Maria Novella -Tempietto, Rome - Villa Rotonda, Vicenza -Church of San Gregorio Maggiore, Venice -Rialto Bridge (Ponte da Rialto, Venice)

(What's Inside?: Fascinating Structures Around the World) BY (Laroche, Giles) on 2009 Museums In Nyc, Georgia Aquarium, Fraser Valley, Collage Techniques, Stone Barns, Work With Animals, Properties Of Materials, Walled City, Parthenon

Presents a guide to such structures as skyscrapers, stone barns, limestone tombs, and grand castles, discussing how they were built, what they are used for, and profiles of the people who work and live within their walls.

Taj Mahal by Karen Gibson Hardcover) for sale online Properties Of Materials, Greek Gods, Social Studies, Taj Mahal, History, Building, Science, Architecture, Material Properties

Shares the history of the iconic tomb, including why it was built, who it was built for, and what makes it such an extraordinary piece of architecture.

An expanding/collapsable sphere made up of 6 intersecting circles. Unfolds from to Micro Apartment, Properties Of Materials, Hanging Chair, Circles, Projects, Images, Toy, Science, Gift Ideas

An expanding/collapsable sphere made up of 6 intersecting circles. Unfolds from 9.5" to 30".

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KIT: Speed of the bubble tube set :Each tube is filled with a fluid of a different viscosity. A bubble in each tube rises at a constant speed which depends on the type of fluid, the angle at which the tube is inclined, and to some extent, the temperature. This set provides students with practice setting up experiments and graphing data.

An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late century Turkey. Tsunami, Istanbul, Islamic Society, Empire Ottoman, Books For Teens, Nonfiction Books, Science And Technology, Social Science, Geography

Describes the construction of a fictional but typical Ottoman mosque in late sixteenth century Istanbul.

DVD:This 5-part series shows how common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as do imagination and technology. Brings viewers the truth behind some of the greatest manmade wonders of the world exploring bridges, tunnels, dams, skyscrapers and domes. Gr.7 and up Properties Of Materials, Skyscrapers, Common Sense, Bridges, Wonders Of The World, Exploring, Imagination, Bring It On, Science

DVD:This 5-part series shows how common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as do imagination and technology. Brings viewers the truth behind some of the greatest manmade wonders of the world exploring bridges, tunnels, dams, skyscrapers and domes. Gr.7 and up

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DVD:This 5-part series shows how common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as do imagination and technology. Brings viewers the truth behind some of the greatest manmade wonders of the world exploring bridges, tunnels, dams, skyscrapers and domes. Gr.7 and up.