TunnelsDVD - 2004
Explore large structures and what it takes to build them. Discover the stories behind famous structures and their builders, plus how engineers today are building bigger than before. How do tunnels travel under water? How do engineers bore through mountains of solid rock? Discover the history of tunnels, from Ancient Rome to deep below New York's Hudson River, to the Channel tunnel that connects France and England. Meet the engineers, relive deadly disasters, and discover personal triumphs and tragedies through film footage, fascinating facts and authentic recreations. Includes short vignette featuring kids doing hands-on engineering activities.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video : WGBH Educational Foundation, p2004, c2000.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (60 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Building big (Television program)