A series that makes the mundane fascinating. Journey into our sewage systems, down elevator shafts, into Hollywood movie scenes, and through traffic jams to explore the mechanical, electrical and chemical components needed to make things happen! A program that answers the question: How does that really work? Students and teacher will understand the science behind the most basic functions that we take for granted.Biology & Ecosystems Does anyone ever think about the four pounds of garbage we produce every day? Get down to the nitty gritty and discover the delicate ecosystem of a landfill, including the potential harm of bacteriao?=s byproduct methane gas. Break It Down follows the stinky trail from curb to dump to uncover the fate of our trash and the science behind decomposition. Grade Level: 5-12. 23 minutes.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a secular resource; it teaches evolution and an old-earth timetable for the creation of the earth.