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The way things work. [videorecording] / Engines

by Franck, Emmanuel; Zamora, Diego; Macaulay, David; Millimages S.A; Pearson Broadband; Schlessinger Media; France 5; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Zentraler Arbeitskreis Friedensforschung; TVOntario; TFO (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, [2003], c2002Description: 1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide.ISBN: 1417100567 : ; 9781417100569.Language note: English and Spanish language soundtracks; closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.95 4/30/2010 (hm)Other title: Engines.Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Internal combustion engines -- Juvenile films | Engines -- Juvenile films | Physics -- Juvenile films | Internal combustion engines | Engines | Physics | Internal combustion engines -- Juvenile films | Engines -- Juvenile films | Physics -- Juvenile films | Videodiscs | Educational videos | Video recordings for children | Video recordings for the hearing impairedSummary: The Mammoth Islanders are looking for an alternative to using mammoths to deliver their pizzas so they experiment with different internal combustion engines, from rockets to turbofan jet engines to gasoline engines. By comparing the advantages and drawbacks of these engines, they determine which one will serve their business best and ensure that the pizzas are delivered on time.
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The inhabitants of Mammoth Island look for an alternative to mammoths to speed up pizza delivery. They experiment with different engines and discover how each works - from simple rockets to turbofan jet engines to gasoline engines.

$19.95 4/30/2010 (hm)

DVD, all regions.

English and Spanish language soundtracks; closed-captioned.

Based on the book by David Macaulay.

"Teacher's guides included and available online"--Container.

Grades 3-6.

The Mammoth Islanders are looking for an alternative to using mammoths to deliver their pizzas so they experiment with different internal combustion engines, from rockets to turbofan jet engines to gasoline engines. By comparing the advantages and drawbacks of these engines, they determine which one will serve their business best and ensure that the pizzas are delivered on time.

Special features: discussion questions & activities.

Producer, Emmanuel Franck ; Director, Diego Zamora.

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