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Danger by Design

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

The science of stunt performing good for curious teens.

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The series shows how Nik Wallenda and his crew use science and raw courage to continue the Wallenda family legacy of performing gravity-defying stunts. Specifically, it shows how they apply the laws of physics and engineering principles to build equipment, and to minimize the chance of getting hurt or falling during the performances.

The simple explanations offered here, as well as the discoveries they make during testing phases, are very informative. However, the real highlight of the series is watching and listening to the Wallendas perform their acts, which can often be seen and heard from cameras and microphones placed up in the air with them. It's definitely entertaining, but viewers are reminded to never try anything that they see here at home.

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