Explore! The City Underground

For this episode of Explore! we investigate the world of a city underground and ask the big picture question, “How can I better understand the city I live in by looking at how it operates underground?” During the program we go below the surface of the city streets to see the pipes and tubes that carry the lifeblood of a city–its water supply, electrical connections, Internet lines, cable TV lines, telephone lines, and sewer system. We interact with city personnel who keep everything working underground so your life above ground can go on smoothly. To find a more detailed program description, program objectives, related national curriculum standards, pre-program learning activities, and post-program learning activities click on the Educational Material tab. This program is targeted to students in grades three through six.

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Explore! The City Underground

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am