How Stuff Works: Steel DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024363
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 43
Copyright: 2008

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
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Marc Record

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Strong yet flexible, steel is the metal that powers society. The program considers how engineers use the Bessemer process to produce high-quality steel used in everything from battleships to bicycles. Architects discuss the importance of steel's tensile strength in bridge construction, and workers at a recycling plant reveal how steel recycling saves millions of dollars as well as millions of kilowatt hours of electricity.