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Ms. Jennings and her students begin a study of automobiles in a car museum, using the vintage vehicles as a backdrop for a history lesson. A visit to a manufacturing plant shows how the step-by-step process uses robots, people, and conveyors. After following a car through the plant to its final inspection, students learn other historical facts about today's most common form of transportation.

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Runtime: 24 minutes

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