BrainPOP

Assembly Line

Who wants widgets and sprockets? In this BrainPOP movie on assembly lines, Tim and Moby will teach you about the complicated process by which cars, trucks, and many everyday products are put together. Discover the different parts of an assembly line and how they work, including how a conveyor belt moves products, and how robots and humans performing specialized tasks put everything together. You’ll also learn about the development of the assembly line during the Industrial Revolution, its refinement by automobile manufacturer Henry Ford, and the advantages and disadvantages of this method of production. We want widgets and sprockets!

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