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Black boxes

Here’s a short video that describes what you need to know about a black box. If you can’t see it the first time you open this page, try refreshing.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

1. What levels of g-force can the boxes withstand?
2. What depth of water can the black boxes withstand?
3. What’s on the front of the black box?
4. How are newer black boxes different than older ones?
5. How much does a pinger cost?
6. What other equipment can omit sound at the same frequency as the black boxes?

Suggested ICAO level: 5+

Have a great weekend!!

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/04/07/orig-what-you-need-to-know-about-a-black-box-npr.cnn.html