Parents' Guide to

The Works

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

In-depth, fun look at the science of the everyday.

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age 11+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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The Works doesn't break any new ground. We've seen other reality shows go into great (and sometimes disgusting) detail on the behind-the-scenes processes that make up our daily life. But while the show isn't revolutionary, it's educational and goes a little deeper than some other shows that just skim the surface. Graphics and analogies help tell the stories. For example, the show about garbage tells us that the average human produces 4.6 pounds of trash per day -- which equals the weight of eight elephants per year.

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