Prototype This! - Firefighter Future Tech DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 
SKU: DC023469
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 60
Copyright: 2008

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The team takes on two challenging builds in this episode, both intended to lighten the load that firefighters must carry into action. The first is dubbed the "pyro pack", a custom backpack designed to carry tools normally lugged in by hand, including a dry-chem fire extinguisher, an oxygen tank, batteries, wire lights, some electronics, and more. The second is a specialized robot designed to climb stairs carrying up to 500 pounds of the kind of gear usually carried by at least three firefighters.