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Green Revolution: CityCar

5 minutes 41 seconds

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Lisa Van Pay of the National Science Foundation meets with Will Lark, an MIT graduate student working on the CityCar project. The two discuss the technologies that make this vehicle unique and explore the relationship between art, science, and design. The CityCar team hopes that their ideas will someday be part of the solution to problems common to many cities: pollution, traffic, and lack of green space.

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Runtime: 5 minutes 41 seconds

Closeup of a hand handling a small, green plant in a densely populated patch of similar plants. Caption: How do green roofs change how a building transfers heat?
Green Revolution
Episode 1
6 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person talking with an inset picture of a laboratory. Caption: People usually think science happens in the lab.
Green Revolution
Episode 2
5 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Green Revolution
Episode 3
5 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Green Revolution
Episode 4
6 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Green Revolution
Episode 5
6 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a windmill 100 meters tall receiving air current next to a much taller structure receiving a much larger air current. Caption: The beauty of wind turbines is that they're 100% clean.
Green Revolution
Episode 6
5 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hillside covered in solar panels. Caption: collecting the sun's energy
Green Revolution
Episode 7
5 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Green Revolution
Episode 8
6 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Green Revolution
Episode 9
5 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12