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A Dam Holds Back,  Book

A Dam Holds Back

Part of the Be An Engineer! Designing to Solve Problems series


Engineers design dams to help solve the challenges of providing drinking water and electricity to people's homes.

Young readers will learn about the steps in the engineering design process and see what materials are used in construction to make dams strong enough to hold up against the strong forces of water, weather, and natural disasters.

A link to interactive activities online plus an activity in the book allow readers to create stable dams.