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Building Big Bridges DVD

Stock # 36-0081
Mfr # WG32289

Price: $20.50

Building Big Bridges DVD

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  • Award-winning author, illustrator and storyteller David Macaulay introduces students to the brilliant designers who dared to extend roads and railways with ingenious but sometimes flawed designs
  • This DVD discusses some of the world's groundbreaking spans the Brooklyn Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and Scotland’s Firth of Forth Railway Bridge. Students will explore dozens of monumental engineering feats through historic film footage, fascinating photographs, illustrations and dramatic recreations
  • Activities include instructions for students to build their own mini-bridge using only straws, straight pins, masking tape, scissors and a baseball
  • Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators, scene selections and closed captions
  • 66 minute run-time, recommended for grades 6-8