The Panama Canal
|Format:||Print Book 2016|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
This title explores and explains how the Panama Canal was built. The canal's construction is described in terms of the engineering process. The book explores why the canal was built and describes the design stages and technologies used during construction. The book also describes the challenges builders faced while building the canal.
ContentsDigging across America
Needed: a shortcut for ships
How do you get a ship over a mountain?
Huge tools for a huge task
Beating sickness and blasting rock.
|Series||Fact finders. Engineering wonders.|
-- Design and construction
-- Juvenile literature.
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Canal Zone -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Panama -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| North Mankato, Minnesota :2016
Grades 4 to 6.
32 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.