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K4639 - Skyscraper  Reaching the Skies

Skyscraper Reaching the Skies
Item No. K4639

Skyscraper Reaching the Skies

Series: Show Me Science Technology
Item No: K4639
Length: 12 minutes
UPC: 709629046399
Copyright: 2014
CC: Yes
MARC Record: Yes
Language: English
Grade Level: 4-9
Age Range: 10-15
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Architects and construction engineers are building taller, larger and smarter by inventing new materials that are lightweight, robust and sturdy. The 21st century skyscraper is being tailored to the demands of location-specific environments/ecosystems and to anticipate extreme weather. This issue centers on the construction of the Burj Dubai - the tallest man-made structure in the world. The 162 floors of the Burj Dubai soar to 818 meters.