Skyscrapers

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Skyscrapers

Take a look at some of the most amazing buildings, vehicles, and other engineering accomplishments in the world. From cars that don't need human drivers to towering buildings that reach new heights, readers will see how today's engineers are pushing boundaries and redefining what is possible. They will also learn about the past innovations that made today's achievements possible and find out what is in store for the future. Skyscrapers: The Empire State Building wasachievements possible and find out what is in store for the future. Skyscrapers: The Empire State Building was the first skyscraper with more than 100 floors. THE FEATURES. Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in designing and building these engineering wonders. Infographics and charts help illustrate complex ideas. Colorful photos provide incredible views of these engineering wonders. Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand. Sidebars provide in-depth information about some of the most remarkable engineering achievements. www. factsfornow. scholastic.com read more