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Discovery Education

SKU: DC024408
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 42
Copyright: 2008

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Marc Record

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Traces the history of demolition from crowbars and axes to excavators and plastic explosives. The program considers the engineering, calculations, and planning that go into a successful wreck and observes as crews bring down the Pacific Trade Center in Los Angeles. Safety precautions are highlighted during a visit to a former nuclear power plant that must be cleared away for health reasons.