France, Paris : The Eiffel Tower

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We read the Night of the New Magicians (#35 Magic Tree House series) when we started our studies of France.  This is why we studied Louis Pasteur, together with other scientists.

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Here I’m sharing what we did to study the famous Eiffel Tower.

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We drew it.

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We read a few books about Gustave Eiffel.  We also found a lot of resources online.  We drew the tower, we talked about it, we figured out when they would be painting it again.  So many neat stories about it.

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And we cut one out from cardstock from an online resource.

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Wouldn’t it be amazing to see it in person?  I can’t imagine standing by it, or walking around the city and having this amazing ‘scultpure’ rising above the city. And think that they thought of it as an eye sore, back in 1890’s.  An incredible piece of engineer work.

These are the resources we used:

And at the end, we add it to our France book.

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Bonjour!

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