A Hundred Years of RelativityBook - 2005
Illustrating spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handbook introduces children to the original Seven Wonders of the World as well as the monuments on the new list. The creativity and ingenuity of human history are captured in detail as these icons of world culture are explored, offering opportunities to discover amazing civilizations, technological innovations, and a shared global heritage. Interesting sidebars, fun trivia, and entertaining illustrations make for an accessible and engaging trip through time while hands-on projects encourage active learning. With minimal adult supervision and using supplies commonly found in most households, activities range from creating a model Colosseum tonbsp;fashioning a working water pump. From the Pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the ruins of Machu Picchu and thenbsp;Great Wall of China, this activity book conveys the value of preserving the world's treasures.