Synopsis by Alice Day
This series offers explanations of technological developments in a manner that is easily understood by students in the elementary and intermediate grades. Students are given a brief history of the subjects, and are then shown the current procedures. The programs use lively graphics to clarify concepts, and to help youngsters learn the material. Technology Starters: Putting Milk on the Table discusses the challenges involved in keeping milk fresh before pasteurization solved the problem. Other difficulties included finding the best containers for milk, and the effect of packaging on the quality of the milk.