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Inventions

various scientific inventions, discoveries and improvements throughout history

There are 62 videos in this category and 167 videos in 14 subcategories.

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Ages: 8 - 18
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i.am.FIRST: Science is Rock and Roll
From YouTube, produced by I.am.First
"i.am.FIRST: Science is Rock and Roll" aired Sunday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Eastern time on ABC. Livingston Lancer Robotics, FTC Team 3415 bring you full coverage of the robotics team and i.am.FIRST project!! Join students and celebrities, including Wi... [more]
Found by begamatt in Inventions
November 9, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Greeks invented the world's first mechanical clock, cuckoo clock, calendar, hydraulics
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
A Greek (Ctesibius) invented the world's first mechanical clock, cuckoo clock, calendar, hydraulics, adjastable mirrors. This five minute video reveals insights into this man's ideas. It is excellent and shows students that observation can yield grea... [more]
Found by freealan in Inventions
October 2, 2011 at 08:03 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Science & Sunglasses
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Go inside a Zeiss facility in Northern Italy for a rare look at the science and technology behind designing, testing and manufacturing lenses for high-end sports performance sunglasses. Running time 9:55 minutes. A good view to show how science ... [more]
Found by freealan in Inventions
November 28, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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Testing the Robotic Hand
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Designing a robotic hand that can match even some of the capabilities of the human hand is an engineering feat. But even that challenge can be met through an application of the basic problem solving strategies that every engineer learns. This video s... [more]
Found by freealan in Inventions
November 28, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Stuff of Genius - Daniel Fahrenheit and the Mercury Thermometer
From YouTube, produced by Howstuffworks
Daniel Fahrenheit built several types of thermometers, but his Stuff of Genius wasn't restricted to a few temperature measuring devices. This 2:35 video is about this invention. A good overview.
Found by freealan in Inventions
October 6, 2011 at 06:48 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
805 Views:
How It's Made: Balloons
From YouTube, produced by Discovery Science Channel
A little history on the making of balloons and how they are currently made.  (5min)
December 22, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
716 Views:
How It's Made: Sushi
From YouTube, produced by Discovery Science Channel
Video gives the history of making sushi and tells why it has changed over the years. (10min)
December 23, 2011 at 12:01 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Technology Inventions Over Time (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
In this interactive activity adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn how technology in the home has changed through the years. Scroll through a timeline from 1900 to 2010 to explore technological innovations in the home (such as phonographs, telephones... [more]
May 23, 2012 at 12:22 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Eli Whitney: The Cotton Gin
From havefunwithhistory.com, produced by Have Fun With HIstory
The textile industry was revolutionized when Eli Whitney invented a machine to separate the seeds from the cotton. The Cotton Engine, or Cotton Gin took a tedious and time-intensive process and turned it into a simple and quick process. This helped l... [more]
Found by freealan in Inventions
December 26, 2010 at 04:58 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
388 Views:
The Telegraph A History
From YouTube
This 2:32 long video is a series of facts and images about the invention of the telegraph and its impact on society and thus helping to unite the United States and later the world.
Found by freealan in Inventions
December 26, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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