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Building Big Tunnels DVD

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Mfr # WG32259

Price: $20.50

Building Big Tunnels DVD

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  • Go underground with award-winning author, illustrator and storyteller David Macaulay as he takes a look at tunnels
  • From ancient Rome to the remarkable Channel Tunnel that connects France and England, Tunnels introduces courageous engineers, relives deadly disasters, and reveals little-known personal triumphs and tragedies
  • Be a mole in Boston's "Big Dig" and see how the biggest tunneling project in history is reshaping one of America's oldest cities
  • Travel back to 1920 and discover how Clifford Holland constructed and ventilated the first underwater automobile tunnel
  • Meet the engineer whose revolutionary design for London's famous subway system greatly altered British lifestyles
  • Activities include instructions for students to build their own mini-tunnel using only sand, masking tape, a spoon and other common household items
  • Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators, scene selections and closed captions
  • 67 minute run-time, recommended for grades 6-8