How Stuff Works: Aluminum DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024362
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 40
Copyright: 2008

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
Free Resources
Marc Record

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Profiles the role of aluminum in drag racing, aviation, and combat, citing the metal's flexibility and strength as the reasons for aluminum's prominence in manufacturing. The program follows workers as they mine bauxite to create fresh aluminum while noting the importance of aluminum recycling in the fight to stop global warming.