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Inventions in Transportation

There are 9 videos in this category and 54 videos in 8 subcategories.

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Ages: 14 - 18
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Riding the School Bus
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
This clip shows us how the system of school buses works efficiently as the largest form of public transportation in the U.S.  (02:56)
January 12, 2013 at 07:53 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Keeping Las Vegas Moving
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
Learn how the city of Las Vegas controls their traffic in this clip from America Revealed.  Especially when Las Vegas has a big event, the city traffic controllers use a system of traffic light controls that creates more "green time" to allow for smo... [more]
January 13, 2013 at 02:45 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Connecting People
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
This clip from America Revealed gives a visual representation of the various forms of transportation in the U.S. that connects us all (e.g. railways, roads, etc.)  (01:09)
January 13, 2013 at 09:23 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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New York Transport Network
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
Learn all about the transportation networks in New York City in this clip from America Revealed.  Viewers learn how transportation systems shaped the population of one of the busiest places in the world.  (04:47)
January 13, 2013 at 10:35 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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The Future of Transport
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
In this clip from America Revealed we learn about transportation in America.  (01:54)
January 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Goodyear Company
From teachertube.com, produced by Our Ohio
People may not know Frank Seiberling by name, but you'd never mistake one of his company's famous blimps. Learn more about the founder of Goodyear.
May 5, 2010 at 07:48 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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TED Ed--How Containerization Shaped the Modern World-Malcom McLean
From YouTube, produced by youtube
Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have massive impact across the world. Sir Harold Evans, the author of They Made America, describes how frustration drove Malcom McLean, a small-town truck driver, to invent the shipping container. Containerization... [more]
March 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Elisha Otis - Elevator Brake
From YouTube, produced by Max Kaufman
The invention of the elevator brake by Elisha Graves Otis changed the face of the world. The amazing city skylines around the world would not have been possible without this invention. (05:25)
January 15, 2013 at 02:26 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Vest Pocket Motorcycle Invention
From havefunwithhistory.com
This one minute video shows how the Vest Pocket Cycle came be be invented by Alex Brun. This is what today would be a minibike or a motorized scooter. Students might like to update this video by thinking of transportation astronauts might use on plan... [more]
December 26, 2010 at 05:19 PM
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