We found 61 reviewed resources for structures and skyscrapers
Self-Assembly: The Power of Organizing the Unorganized
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What if buildings could grow, adapt, and repair themselves like a living organism? Using the process of self-assembly, this crazy idea may one day become a reality. The video looks at how unordered parts interact with one another and...
The Tallest Skyscraper in America Has the Fastest Elevators
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The tower built in the Twin Towers' place, One World Trade Center, is not only the tallest building in the Americas—it also houses the fastes elevators. Learn more about the superspeed elevator system in the 104-story building with an...
The Impact of Change on the City Skyline
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
On September 11th, New York's skyline changed forever when a terrorist attack brought down the Twin Towers. But how? Scholars study two images of the New York skyline; pre- and post-9/11, compare and contrast using adjectives, and take...