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1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 57 sec)) : sound.
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Originally released by PBS, 2019.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 18, 2019.
Contents
Introduction: Saving the Dead Sea (3:03); Hydro Engineering (3:50); Probable Geochemical Consequences (5:34); Associated Hazards (2:47); Decline: Shortages (3:20); Decline: Mineral Extraction (2:32); Health Benefits Geological History (4:23); Waning Vitality (2:50); Demand and Adaptation (2:00); Technological Solutions (3:22); Geological Challenges (5:03); Mitigating Ecological Damages (5:40); Project Viability (5:46); Credits: Saving the Dead Sea (0:54);
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Summary
As the Dead Sea shrinks, engineers prepare a daring solution: connect it with the Red Sea by way of a massive desalination plant. If it works, it could stabilize the lake and ease regional tensions, but will it put the environment at risk?
Audience
9 - 12, Academic/AP
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Streaming video file.
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Closed-captioned.
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Infobase, film distributor.
PBS (Firm)
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1 online resource (1 video file (54 min., 30 sec)) : sound.
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Note
Originally released by PBS, 2019.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 18, 2019.
Contents
Introduction: The Mississippi (2:01); Mississippi Upper Headwaters (4:43); Madison River (3:00); Ice Fishing Contest (3:13); Spring Thaw (5:14); Impact on Wildlife (7:14); Agriculture and Mayflies (3:07); Artery for Commerce (5:15); Lower Mississippi (3:54); Marsh Predators (3:39); Civil Engineering (3:32); Shrinking Coastal Wetlands (9:02); Credits: The Mississippi (0:31);
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From the frozen north--where coyotes learn to fish in icy water--down through the natiońђةs agricultural heart and to the mysterious, steamy southern swamps where alligators still rule, the many faces of the Mississippi River unite a nation.
Audience
9 - 12, Academic/AP
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Streaming video file.
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Closed-captioned.
Title from distributor's description
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Infobase, film distributor.
PBS (Firm)
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J 624 M
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48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Audience
Grades 3-6.
Contents
One World Trade Center -- Preparing to build a tower -- Building One World Trade Center -- One World Trade Center today -- Fast facts -- Stop and think -- Glossary.
Summary
"One World Trade Center, an enormous skyscraper in New York City, was built in the wake of terrorist attacks that destroyed the original Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Engineering One World Trade Center looks at how architects designed the building, how the skyscraper incorporates many new safety features, and how workers built the tower in the middle of a bustling city. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.
Subject
Title
One World Trade Center
ISBN/ISSN
9781532111631 (lib. bdg.)
1532111630
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