Each of the seven chapters in this colorful, comprehensive almanac concentrate on a different aspect of public works, ranging from a general overview of the field to a focused discussion of traffic and transportation to an exploration of public works careers. Timelines, job descriptions, and introductory information on public works help orient students. The photos, illustrations, and factual 'Did You Know?' featurettes will engage students from the start! Perfect for use in conjunction with the Instructor's Guide, this book can also be used for a stand-alone lesson or as a resource for individual students.