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Influence of Inventions

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The Telegraph and Telephone (4:11)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video reviews the importance of artist/inventor Samuel Morse and his telegraph that was developed in France and Alexander Bell's telephone and this Canadian based inventor's influence.
July 5, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The Assembly Line: Then and Now
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Discover the origins of the assembly line in honor of our workers holiday, Labor Day in this video from The History Channel. Learn who created the assembly line and what it was originally created for.  (01:38)
January 11, 2013 at 10:17 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
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This 2:14 video is a student production that stresses the history of Eli Whitney and the cotton gin (engine), and the impact it had on slavery and commerce in America. There is a lot of data here and it is well worth a preview.
March 25, 2012 at 09:02 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Steve Jobs on the Origin of iPhone
From YouTube, produced by All Things Digital
Apple company CEO Steve Jobs reveals a secret about how the concept of iPhone began during the D8 interview. The video provides some insights into how the came up with the idea for this invention. (05:09)
October 6, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Young and Innovative Teen
From YouTube, produced by @radical.media
In this video a 15 yr. Sierra Leone teen, Kelvin Doe, gets a chance to visit M.I.T. and show them how he has taken little things found in the trash and made them into working electronics. Many science teachers could use this video to inspire their st... [more]
November 23, 2012 at 03:41 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Do Lectures: Why We Need to Design Better Things and Not Design Better
From dolectures.com, produced by Do Lectures
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of an insightful talk from the visionary Mark Shayler. Why we need to design better things, not design better. And why both the planet and the bottom line... [more]
April 27, 2012 at 05:21 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The Invention of the Telephone
From YouTube, produced by Burton Holmes Films
The idea of the telephone may have began back in 1627.  But many scientific breakthroughs eventually led to the invention of the telephone.  Although Alexander Graham Bell is given credit, there will always be a debate over who invented the first rea... [more]
April 3, 2009 at 02:21 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye: The Science of Materials
From discoveryeducation.com, produced by Discovery Education
Everything around us is made out of some kind of material, and there are many different types--metals, woods, and plastics--and many varieties of each. In the program, Bill Nye shares the history and technology of some of the most common materials we... [more]
June 3, 2010 at 07:08 PM
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The Invention of the Television
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Is it true that Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton played a role in the development of television? Why is an Italian priest credited with producing the first TV broadcast in 1860? This short clip gives you the story behind the invention the whole w... [more]
April 5, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Edison's Failed Inventions
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Thomas Edison, father of the lighbulb and motion picture, was granted an astounding 400 patents in a prolific 8-year period. But not all his ideas were good ones. This short video describes several of Edison's failed inventions (most after the age of... [more]
March 26, 2010 at 07:17 PM
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