Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Hands-on Activity

Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit Download PDF Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity Prompt for the students: Using only the materials provided, teams of students will design and build a structure as tall as p…

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Skyscrapers

Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers

The symbol of growth in China and India of the early 21st century is the proliferation of skyscrapers. This was also the symbol of urbanization in the early 20th century U.S. How did this come about? …

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

The Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu, constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE, is the tallest pyramid in Giza and the largest ever constructed in Egypt.  Made of limestone and originally reaching a height …

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Electric Lighting

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Electric Lighting

When was the last time you lived without electric lights? Maybe a thunderstorm, hurricane, or blizzard caused a power outage in your neighborhood. Many of us feel so uncomfortable without electricity …

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Mark Twain in Nikola Tesla’s Lab

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Mark Twain in Nikola Tesla’s Lab

Electric Lighting Inquiry Unit

Photograph of an electric lamp being illuminated by passing a current through the body of Mark Twain. Download PDF Visit Source 1 Visit Source 2…

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Luna Park at Night

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Luna Park at Night

Electric Lighting Inquiry Unit

Photographs of Luna Park in Coney Island, NY at night showcasing the spectacular lighting. Download PDF Visit Source…

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Light Through The Ages

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Light Through The Ages

Electric Lighting Inquiry Unit

Promotional literature for the Westinghouse Electric Co. Download PDF Visit Source…

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Inventor Lewis Latimer Biography and Patent

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Inventor Lewis Latimer Biography and Patent

Electric Lighting Inquiry Unit

"Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928)...attended only grade school, and the remainder of his education was self-taught...He had a fabulous appetite for reading, drawing, and learning in general. In 1880, …

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