GREATEST INVENTIONS WITH BILL NYE: TRANSPORTATION
GRADE: 6-8, 9-12
SUBJECTS: PHYSICS, ORAL AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION, CHEMISTRY, ENGINEERING, LANGUAGE, ECOLOGY, ARCHITECTURE
Program Description:There are many ways to get around, but they weren’t invented overnight. In Greatest Inventions With Bill Nye: Transportation, Bill Nye travels the long and winding road through the technology and history of transportation. From peddling and paddling to planes and maglev trains, this high-speed journey takes us from prehistory to the present. It’s about how we got here. Literally.
GREEN CONTENT: This episode discusses the interaction between energy sources and transportation, from early locomotives to today’s cutting-edge helium-powered airships. Features a HYBRID vehicle, an ETHANOL-powered vehicle and an innovative HYDROGEN fuel cell.