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Which Roof Is Tops? Snowstorm in a Shoe Box
Snowfall records are crashing all over the U.S. Unfortunately, so are some roofs! Which kind of roof shape can handle the most snow?

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Celebrate National Engineers
Week 1999
Our Cool Science Books of the Month:
Block Building for Children: Making Buildings of the World With the Ultimate Construction Toy, by Les Walker et al (Overlook Press, 1995; $22.95). You won«t believe what you can build out of blocks with the help of this book.

I Want to Be an Engineer, by Stephanie Maze et al (Harcourt Brace, 1997; $16), has the inside scoop on one of the greatest jobs around.

Our Cool Science Websites of the Month:
Build a Bridge Challenge Learn about four kinds of bridges, and then try your hand at building a bridge on-line.

Discover Engineering This is a special Web site for kids that was put together especially for National Engineers Week. You«ll find games, activities, chances to talk on-line with engineers, and more!

(You may need help from an adult on both of these sites.)

Benjamin Banneker
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