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Skyscraper Basics
Learn the basics about these behemoths of building.

The Skyscraper Challenge
Struggling skyscrapers are your specialty. Here's three that need fixing ... fast!

Wonders of the World Databank
How long does it take to wash an 88-story skyscraper? What's the tallest building ever built in a major earthquake zone? Find answers and more when you check out these skyscrapers:

Chrysler Building
CitiCorp Center
Eiffel Tower
Empire State Building
First Interstate World Center (Library Tower)
Home Insurance Building
John Hancock Center
Petronas Towers
World Trade Center

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Loads Lab
Learn why structures like skyscrapers stand up -- and keep them from falling down -- in this hands-on workshop.

Who Builds Big?
Meet Susan Knack and Diana Nishi, two engineers who make skyscrapers soar!

Skyscraper Webography
Here's where you'll find links to more spectacular skyscraper resources on the Web.

BUILDING BIG: Skyscrapers
Learn more about the PBS broadcast program.

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