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Hoover Dam and Hydroelectric Power

Grades: 3-12
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Since its completion, Hoover Dam has wowed visitors with its sheer massiveness and its ability to create and hold back a reservoir that covers ...

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Source: Building Big: "Dams"

This resource was adapted from Building Big: "Dams."

Adapted from Building Big: "Dams". A co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. Third party materials courtesy of Idaho Department of Fish and Game; U.S. Department of Energy/Bonneville Power Administration; and U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.

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