How do aqueducts work?
by Roza, Greg,
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
Many of us take the water that comes out of our faucets for granted. But have you ever wondered how water makes it to your house in the first place? Sometimes it travels for hundreds of miles, thanks to aqueducts. This volume takes readers on a journey to the ancient world to see how people created aqueducts to serve burgeoning civilizations. Readers will also discover that today's aqueducts are technological marvels crafted by scientists, engineers, and many other professionals. Diagrams and stunning photographs of aqueducts both ancient and modern are sure to dazzle readers. The text focuses on STEM skills and has been aligned with relevant curricular topics in both social studies and science.
catreq 03/17/17 hm
From the series "STEM Waterworks."
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm