Examining the building process from the ground up, this high-interest title covers the history and construction of the Hoover Dam, one of Nevada and Arizona's most well-known landmarks.
Part of the Landmarks of America series
Landmarks of America functions as an accessible and highly educational series of introductory travel guides to eight of the most popular landmarks in the United States. Combining history and science to study the making of the structure, each book includes an activity that supports an applied understanding of an engineering or construction concept. Readers seeking adventure or just further information will clamor to explore these precious national treasures for themselves!