How does a graceful suspension bridge withstand the forces of nature and traffic? Or a dam the crush of millions of gallons of water? What does it take to build a skyscraper 100 stories tall? What keeps these gravity-defying giants from collapsing? Find out when bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels take center stage on the BUILDING BIG Web site.
March 14, 2000 -- From Harry, a teacher from St. Louis who is not affiliated with the site
Explore this list of the top twenty engineering achievements of the 20th century. Electricity takes the number one spot, followed by the automobile, the airplane, and water distribution.
December 1, 1999 -- From Beth , a parent from Washington, DC who is not affiliated with the site
Great career information on engineering. This site gives you resources galore, plus a way to get involved in your local community.