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War Machines of Tomorrow (#2305)

"War Machines of Tomorrow" looks at the effectiveness of new technologies in the Gulf War and beyond. It examines the successes and limitations of the "smart bombs" employed in Desert Storm and how the lessons of that conflict have spurred new technological advances. The program also looks at the demands of these new technologies on their human counterparts and explores more recent urban conflicts in which United States troops have had to rely on more traditional modes of combat. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
407 episodes
Average Episode Length
61 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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