How Did They Build That?: Burj Khalifa

How Did They Build That?: Burj Khalifa


Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai, is the tallest building in the world. It is 2,722 feet tall and has 163 floors. There are thousands of homes within it, as well as hotels for visitors. People can live and enjoy themselves without ever having to leave the building. There are stores, restaurants, a lake, a forest, play areas, and an observation deck at the very top from which people can look down at the whole city from above. Read more to learn how and why Burj Khalifa was built.

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Grade 4-7 | Nonfiction | Softcover | $8.95  | ISBN: 978-1-68265-651-8 | Lexile: 1030| GRL: W | English
Grade 4-7 | Nonfiction | Hardcover | $14.95 | ISBN: 978-1-62920-558-8 | Lexile: 1030| GRL: W | English

How Did They Build That? – Burj Khalifa: 


  • Introduces students to the impact of infrastructure on cultures and communities around the world
  • Helps readers improve informational text comprehension
  • Provides opportunities to explore different potential career paths

Key features:

  • Fun facts to support learning in subject areas such as math, science, art, economics, and social studies
  • Exciting visuals to help support diverse learning styles
  • Primary sources such as photos to engage students in a personal way
  • Glossary to build student vocabulary

How Did They Build That?
How Did They Build That? is a book series for curious readers who would like to know how some of the world’s greatest buildings were made.

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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