The site offers an interactive discussion of different vantage points associated with dam building. It describes some of the engineering and environmental issues that go into the process of selecting a site for building a dam and the conditions necessary for electrical generation. Links to classroom and family activities are organized by grade level.
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No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
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Copyright 2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-189
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Publisher: National Geographic Society