Kaboom!: The Sizzling Story of Explosions
From gunpowder and dynamite to the atomic bomb, explosives have ignited fear and fascination. This set of "Nova" documentaries traces the history of pyrotechnics back to ninth-century China and speculates the future of big blasts. "Kaboom!" looks at the contributions of Roger Bacon, Alfred Nobel and Robert Oppenheimer in the evolution of explosive devices, while "Fireworks!" reveals the history, science and secrets behind the dazzle of fireworks.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; printable materials for educators; link to NOVA website.
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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