Super Structures

Super Structures❴Ebook❵ ➩ Super Structures Author Ian Graham – Tbjewellers.co.uk Discover the science of architecture behind different types of super structures—including bridges domes and towers—then use this knowledge to create your own with the included parts From the Ancie Discover the science of architecture behind different types of Super Structures—including bridges domes and towers—then use this knowledge to create your own with the included parts From the Ancient Pyramids to the Eiffel Tower get ready to take a close up look at some awesome man made structures This uniue interactive book not only traces the history of the world’s most impressive man made mega structures from ancient times to the modern age but also explores the science behind these incredible engineering feats Using the included card pieces plastic connectors and string you can make the different types of constructions and then conduct tests to see how they work Follow the step by step instructions to build and test these Super StructuresPyramidColonnadeArchDomeSuspension bridgeArch bridgeTowerSkyscraperBig wheelWind turbineFilled with fascinating facts and colorful illustrations showing how amazing Super Structures around the world were designed and constructed this is the perfect book for budding engineers and world explorers.

After working as an in house journalist and editor in consumer electronics magazines Ian Graham became a freelance writer He has written than illustrated non fiction books for children and teens and contributed chapters to books including Dorling Kindersley’s Know it All and Big Ideas that Changed the World He has a degree in applied physics and a postgraduate diploma in journalism.

Super Structures PDF ´ Hardcover
  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • Super Structures
  • Ian Graham
  • 17 June 2016
  • 9780760363409

10 thoughts on “Super Structures

  1. says:

    This little gem of a book takes a very practical hands on approach show a great example explain build your own modelSuper structures allows both children and parents to discover basic science principles behind the most important architecture elements pillars arches domes bridges and wheels The examples include some of the greatest buildings in the history of mankind such as the Egyptian Pyramids the collonade of the Parthenon temple the Golden Gate and Sydney Harbour bridges Of course I was thrilled to see that the book used my favourite building Pantheon in Rome as an example of a domeEverything in this book is relevant informative and engaging The instructions on how to make models of these incredible structures are supported by photo diagrams and easy to follow I would recommend this book as a present for any child who loves to discover things by doing

  2. says:

    Informative book for young engineers It has explained the concepts and science of each type of structureThere are also models to made which I suppose come along with the print book Some fun facts make it interestingThanks to netgalley and the publisher for the eARC

  3. says:

    'Super Structures' by Ian Graham with illustrations by Ian Murray takes young readers through a series of structures that make buildings and bridgesStarting with basic structures like pyramids and colonnades readers are introduced the ancient and modern structures Included with the print copy is a bag of cardboard pieces and plastic connectors to readers can build the same structures as the chapters talk about Readers will learn and build different bridges and towers and big wheelsMy review copy did not include the construction pieces but I really enjoyed this book of easy engineering principles The ideas and building projects are accessible and the reader should get an understanding of the basic physics behind each structureI received a review copy of this ebook from uarto Publishing Group EB and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Thank you for allowing me to review this ebook

  4. says:

    This is an interesting book for budding engineers probably aged from 7 years up The book starts with basic information about teams who create ‘Super Structures’ and then uses examples from round the globe to show and compare what the different types of structures look like Older students will be interested in the diagrams and explanations on how to create their own version using euipment similar to Meccano The artwork is eye catching and attractively drawn but it would be good to also see photos of the example structures to put them in context with the environment around them It seems a shame not to add details of organisationsgroups interested in promoting engineering to youngsters or websites that show how to make the models mentioned but in detailI was given a free digital copy of this book by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

  5. says:

    DescriptionFrom the Ancient Pyramids to the Eiffel Tower and modern wind turbines take a close up look at buildings and man made structures—then build 10 of these incredible feats of engineering yourself This uniue interactive STEAM book traces the history and explores the science behind some of the world's most iconic super structures and comes with a model kit that allows you to construct the buildings described then conduct tests to see how they work Perfect for budding engineers architects and designers Review as long as you don´t have the Kit only the Digital book this book is alsmost useless It has some interesting facts how Structures are build with the Kit it would be a great gift for Teens or interested Kids Note 5 or DThanks to Netgalley and the Author for letting me review this book

  6. says:

    This is an extremely informative book about various structures The book starts each mini section by describing the structure in depth Examples of the structures in real life with accompanying pictures are provided More information is also given such as how engineers built the structures where they are located and other fun factsThis book would be absolutely perfect for a STEM classroom After the information is given about the structures a step by step guide of how to build each structure is shown The pictures and instructions are clear and descriptive I would say with adult supervisionhelp for 8 9 year olds and below Independent for older kids I was given a copy of the ebook without the kit so I cannot speak to the materials I would say you need to have the kit to truly enjoy this bookI was provided a copy of this book in exchange for a fair review

  7. says:

    Super Structures is a great STEM book about some of the world's famous structures and buildings The book features some brief history and physics behind the constructions and supports of pyramids columns arches domes towers skyscrapers bridges big wheels and wind turbines Instructions on building each structure using basic tools like nuts bolts and etc are engaging and educational If explanations are given on how supports help to divert tensions and compression would make this book an even better read Overall a great book for parents to spend uality time with their children from reading learning and building projects together What an awesome read

  8. says:

    My son and I love large buildings and other structures They are all so complex and interesting We enjoyed learning about the many buildings and structures throughout the world This would make a great complement to any library at school public or home

  9. says:

    I am reviewing this book for Ian Graham and NetGalley who gave me a copy of their book for an honest reviewLots of information and great illustrations for anyone but especially those interested in engineering

  10. says:

    Super Structures by Ian Graham teaches readers about some of the most amazing structures around the world From the Ancient Pyramids to the Eiffel Tower get ready to take a close up look at some awesome man made structures This uniue interactive book traces the history of the world’s most impressive man made mega structures from ancient times to the modern age but also explores the science behind these incredible engineering feats Discover the science of architecture behind different types of super structures including bridges domes and towers then use this knowledge to have ago at creating your own from the model kit Using card pieces plastic connectors and string you can make the different types of constructions – including an Egyptian pyramid the Golden Gate Bridge and the Eiffel Tower and then conduct tests to see how they workSuper Structures not only explores fantastic structures but goes through the planning and work that is involved in going from an idea to completed project The engineering involved in the structures is explained and the dimensions and details of the materials is all given The book explains everything concisely and understandably without talking down to the reader I will admit that I thought some of the pictures were aimed at a younger audience than the text and interest level but that could have been because I was looking at a digital copy rather than the physical book I like that the print copy of the book comes with the model kit so the instructions and images that guide readers to build their own structions and test their skills and understanding show exactly what it should look like In many building books the readers are supposed to use items they have or find which makes proportions and whatnot difficult Super Structures is an interesting and well put together book I think this could be particularly useful in classroom or homeschooling environment I think this will be a favorite for young readers fascinated by buildings and building

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