How Stuff Works: Lead DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024365
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 42
Copyright: 2008

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Free Resources
Marc Record

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Explores how this toxic yet useful metal forms the backbone of modern industry. From car batteries to bullets, lead can be found in nearly all metal products. The program explains how pure lead is mined and extracted as well as notes the dangers of lead poisoning, especially for young children. A visit to a lead recycling plant considers how such a valuable resource can be saved