Building Big: Dams
Explore man's never-ending quest to control water flow in this documentary hosted by David Macaulay. The film focuses on the significance and power of dam structures such as Egypt's Aswan Dam; explores the reasons for the deadly 1889 flood in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; and reveals the visionaries behind the engineering feats, including Hoover Dam's relentless chief engineer, Frank Crowe. Extras include a mini-dam-building activity for kids.
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- Judith Dawn Hallet
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it