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Alexandra's Eiffel Tower

the Eiffel Tower

cheryl manley

on 7 February 2013

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Transcript of Alexandra's Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower Structures Structures come in all shapes
and sizes. Structures have to be
strong and stable, because
sometimes people can live in
structures, some people visit
structures, and some people
build structures. The people
who build structures are called
architects. Architects are trained
to build structures, they build
structures like The Eiffel Tower. Who Designed The Eiffel Tower?
Well a french engineer named
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. He was
born on December 15 1832. There
was a contest to design a structure
for the entrance to the 1889 Paris
World Exhibition.
The French Minister Edouard Lockroy
liked Eiffel's design so much that he
rigged the contest so only Eiffel's
design would win! When Was The Eiffel Tower Built? The Eiffel Tower was built on
January 28, 1889 and was
completed on March 31, 1889.
It was opened to the public
on May 6, 1889. What City And Country is it in? The Eiffel Tower was built in
Paris, France. What were the materials in the construction of the Eiffel Tower? The Eiffel Tower was made of iron,
to prove that iron is stronger and
lighter than stone. Why is it Stable? Because it has a wide base. Glossary 1: Stable - strong and steady.
2: Architect - a person that
designs and/or builds structures.
3: Engineer - a person that builds
structures or machines.
4: Iron - a strong, hard, gray metal.
5: Construction - building something. How Tall is The Eiffel Tower? The Eiffel Tower is about
324 meters high, and it
weighs 7,300 tons. How Many Steps are in the Eiffel
Tower? There are a total of 1,665 steps. the Eiffel Tower at day time! look at the inside of it! VS. Stone Iron
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