March 22, 2013

Enter to Win!

What Are the 7 Wonders of the Modern World? from our What Are the Seven Wonders of the World? series serves as an introduction and overview of the seven wonders of the modern world. Each of these structures began as a dream to move faster, go higher, or live better. Discover the wonders of these structures and their fascinating facts.

The picture below is of one of those natural wonders of the modern world. Can you guess the name of this modern wonder? Leave your answer in a comment and we will pick one random winner from all of the correct answers to win a free copy of the book. Repin the book cover image from Pinterest using #WondersNaturalWorld and we'll throw your name in the hat twice. Maximum of two entries per person. U.S. residents only. Contest ends March 24th.

ISBN: 978-0-7660-4152-3
For grades 4–5

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  1. Hoover Dam

  2. Hoover Dam. How magnificent.


  3. This picture is actually a close-up view of the Itaipu Dam turbine water intake pipes located in South America between Brazil and Paraguay. The Itaipu Dam's eighteen turbines produce 12,600 megawatts of electricity, making it the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world!