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Build It Bigger
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(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 2 hours 52 mins, 172 page(s)
Featuring architect Danny Forster, this set explores four mega-construction projects. It looks at the New Orleans surge barrier, which was designed in response to Hurricane Katrina, examines the Mponeng mine in Johannesburg, South 2, considers the San Francisco Bay Bridge, and covers Switzerland’s Gotthard Base...
(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 2 hours 52 mins, 172 page(s)
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Engineering at the Cutting Edge: Body Rebuilders
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(Discovery Channel School, 2007), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
This program investigates the design and technology behind arificial limbs. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2007), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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How Stuff Works: Steel
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(Discovery Channel School, 2008), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
This program shows how engineers use the Bessemer process to produce high-quality steel. It features architects who discuss the importance of steel’s tensile strength in bridge construction and includes interviews with workers at a recycling plant who explain how steel recycling saves money and electricity. Disc...
(Discovery Channel School, 2008), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
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How We Invented the World: Planes
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(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
Examining the history of airplanes, this program considers the invention and refinement of airplanes from the Wright Brothers to space-capable aircraft. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
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Dean of Invention: Building the Bionic Body
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(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
Considering emerging advancements in prosthetics, this program shows how technology is changing the definition of what it means to be disabled. The DVD features inventor Dean Kamen. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Dean of Invention: Forward Motion
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(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
Featuring inventor Dean Kamen, this program explores the flexibility and power of electric technology to enable humans to decrease their dependence on fossil fuels. It shows how innovations can enable new ways of living and moving. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Dean of Invention: Future Flight
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(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
This program shows how engineers across the United States are working to change the ways in which humans conceive flight. It looks at the advent of a new age in aviation. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2010), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Nanotechnology
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(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This DVD examines nanotechnology and considers practical applications. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Engineering Occupations
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(Discovery Channel School, 1997), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This DVD describes typical job duties, training, and employment opportunities for individuals seeking engineering careers. It introduces aerospace, mechanical, civil, electrical, petroleum, chemical, metallurgical, and mining engineering.
(Discovery Channel School, 1997), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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How We Invented the World: Cell Phones
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(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
This program examines the inventions throughout history that led to the development of the modern smart phone. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
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