The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza

by Rebecca Stanborough


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This title explores and explains how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built. The pyramid's construction is described in terms of the engineering process. The book explores why the pyramid was built and describes the design stages and technologies used during construction. The book also describes the challenges builders faced while building the pyramid

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491481998
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: Engineering Wonders Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Stanborough spent her teenage years in a ramshackle community house with 21 people and two bathrooms. Now she lives and writes in St. Augustine, Florida, surrounded by alligators, island rats, and roseate spoonbills, none of whom has ever asked to share her bathroom.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Great Pyramid 4

Chapter 2 Planning a Pyramid 8

Chapter 3 Positioning the Pyramid 14

Chapter 4 Inside the Great Pyramid 22

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 31

Index 32

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