School Media Associates
Free Shipping at School Media Associates
Login: New User
Call School Media Associates Order School Media
Sign-up for Special Offers
View Cart Contact SMA for School Media
Advanced Search
 

Engineering Disasters 19


Engineering Disasters 19

school media add cart
Item Number:
AAE-75619
Price:
$24.95
Format:
DVD
Length:
50 min.
Copyright:
n/a
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
A & E Entertainment
Summary:
We'll examine one of the most mysterious maritime tragedies, when the sturdy Edmund Fitzgerald suddenly sank on a stormy night in November 1975, and unlock the mysteries of the rudder problems behind two Boeing 737 crashes: a 1991 United flight and a 1994 US Air flight. Then, we take viewers inside one of the most dangerous but least known nuclear disasters in US history--a meltdown at a secret government facility in 1959. We also travel to an oil storage facility where nearly 4-million gallons of diesel fuel suddenly flowed out as the storage tank cracked and catastrophically unzipped from top to bottom. Finally, we take a "close look" at microscopic structures causing gigantic problems in the electronics industry--tin whiskers, as they are known by researchers, which spontaneously grow from the pure tin coatings on electronic boards and microchips.




Also from A & E Entertainment
Secrets of the Koran
Secrets of the Koran
Manson Women, The: An American Nightmare
Manson Women, The: An American Nightmare
Leather
Leather
Century of Warfare, The - Set
Century of Warfare, The - Set


School Media Associates

Producers:

A&E Video
Ambrose Video
Clearvue
Crystal Productions
Discovery School
Disney Educational
Educational Video Network
Films Media Group
GPN Educational Media
Hawkhill Associates
Human Relations Media
Intelecom
Kultur International
Language Tree
Learning Seed
Learning ZoneXpress
Monterey Media
National Geographic
Nest Family
New Dimensions Media
PBS Video
Schlessinger Media
Standard Deviants
TMW Media Group
Teachers Video Company
WGBH Boston

Click here for more Producers...