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ERIC Number: EJ677455
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Steel Rails and Iron Horses.
Barna, Carl; Brook, Richard; Rieben, Elizabeth
Science and Children, v33 n3 p33-40 Nov-Dec 1995
Explores early railroad expansion and ways in which new railroad technologies contributed to the development of the United States, particularly the western states. Activities help students understand how steam engines work, why stopping trains can be a lengthy proposition, why magnets will figure prominently into future trains, and why train derailments can be caused by hot weather. Includes a foldout. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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