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Ages: 18 - 18
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Do Lectures: Lets Make Sustainable Housing For Everyone
From dolectures.com, produced by Do Lectures
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, a kid who built cities out of Lego. Since then he has built LivingHomes with giant non lego pieces. His mission is summed up in one word: possible... [more]
May 8, 2012 at 09:45 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Forces Lab (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Large structures must be able to resist many different kinds of forces. A structure's own weight and other loads it experiences squeeze, stretch, bend, and twist the structure -- sometimes all at once. This interactive activity from the Building Big ... [more]
May 4, 2012 at 10:07 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Linda Alvarado: Her Rise to Success in Construction
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Listen to Linda Alvarado discuss her rise to success in the construction business.  (03:23)
January 11, 2013 at 08:33 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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American Steel
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Watch this incredible segment about an American steel company that came up with an innovative way to recycle steel and become very profitable.  (05:07)
January 12, 2013 at 12:48 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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NYC Subway Car
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Follow the construction of NYC's new R160 five-car subway car that can carry up to 246 passengers per car along 840 miles of track every day. (46:12)
December 31, 2011 at 08:47 AM
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Ages: 18 - 18
532 Views:
Do Lectures: Why Concrete and Water don't Mix
From dolectures.com, produced by Do Lectures
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of,Is it possible to change the construction industry? Is there a better way to make concrete? David has some answers (and some patents) to say that ... [more]
May 8, 2012 at 10:41 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
522 Views:
Design: Building a House (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Have you ever wondered how a house is constructed and where its building materials come from? This collection of images depicts the multi-step process of building a house made from wood and another from bricks. It shows how raw materials are processe... [more]
April 30, 2012 at 01:48 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Building the Channel Tunnel
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
With state-of-the-art equipment at their disposal, it seems that nothing stands in the way of today's tunnel engineers. This video segment adapted from Building Big, details the technical challenges involved in completing the Channel Tunnel, an under... [more]
April 18, 2012 at 11:50 PM
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Ages: 8 - 13
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Materials Lab (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Builders of large structures use a wide variety of construction materials. The choices they make have to do with the strength and weight properties and the cost of materials. The manner in which a material will be used is also an important considerat... [more]
May 14, 2012 at 12:51 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Loads Lab (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Large structures, like bridges, buildings, and dams, must endure tremendous forces, starting with their own weight. Of course, added to this are externally applied forces, including vehicular and pedestrian traffic, furniture and equipment, and natur... [more]
May 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM
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