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Way Things Work Video Series, The

Way Things Work Video Series, The

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Item Number:
SM K7840
26 VHS
338 min.
Closed Caption:
Schlessinger Media
Grade Level:
3 - 6
The Way Things Work is a fully animated series based on the best-selling book by Caldecott Medallist David Macaulay. Each fun-filled episode enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. On the mythical "Mammoth Island," a group of islanders and their indigenous mammoths are caught up in a series of entertaining adventures, which are motivated and inspired by their need to find solutions to various everyday problems. All the discoveries of the Mammoth Islanders have been chronicled and sketched in a visiting inventor's journal. This colorful journal forms the basis of the series and will assist viewers in learning all about The Way Things Work. Each program includes a Teacher's Guide.

Only available in the US.

Individual Titles:
    •   Ballooning
    •   Belts and Gears
    •   Cooling
    •   Electricity
    •   Engines
    •   Flight
    •   Floating
    •   Friction
    •   Heat
    •   Inclined Planes
    •   Levers
    •   Light
    •   Magnets
    •   Musical Instruments
    •   Photography
    •   Pressure
    •   Pulleys
    •   Pumps
    •   Screws
    •   Sensors
    •   Sinking
    •   Sound
    •   Springs
    •   Steam Power
    •   Telecommunications
    •   Wheels and Axles

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