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History of Nikola Tesla
From wimp.com
A light but accurate bio of Tesla in the United States. The start of the AC/DC argument and the battle between Edison and Tesla/Westinghouse. He created 700 patents. This three-minute video is very worthwhile for science classes and history classes. ... [more]
August 13, 2010 at 08:13 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
We Are Makers
From ted.com, produced by TED Talks
America was built by makers -- curious, enthusiastic amateur inventors whose tinkering habit sparked whole new industries. At TED@MotorCity, MAKE magazine publisher Dale Dougherty says we're all makers at heart, and shows cool new tools to tinker wit... [more]
May 6, 2011 at 10:42 PM
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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]
December 26, 2010 at 04:58 PM
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Ralph Baer, Inventor of the Video Game
From YouTube
In 1967 the first video game on a television set was played by these two men, inventor Ralph Baer and his assistant Bill Harrison. This video was taken two years later, with their famous Ping-Pong game on the "brown box" console, which later became t... [more]
March 25, 2010 at 08:16 PM
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School House Rocks "Mother Necessity"
From gamequarium.org, produced by School House Rock
Join School House Rock as they sing about some of the most important inventions in history.  This short, catchy song will help you memorize the following inventions and their inventors:  cotton gin (Eli Whitney), lightbulb (Thomas Edison), telegraph ... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 05:41 PM
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Famous Scientist: Jane Goodall
From brainpop.com, produced by BrainPop
This is a short, animated biography of Jane Goodall, Primatologist. (03:23)
July 8, 2011 at 10:21 PM
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Inventor Charles Kettering
From teachertube.com, produced by Our Ohio
This man's inventions have contributed to Delco, GM and DuPont's history books.
April 30, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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From Dreams to Reality - Tribute to Minority Inventors
From havefunwithhistory.com
This 27-minute video is a tribute to minority inventors touches upon many inventions that have contributed to American science, technology, and medicine. This video has several segments that explain the inventions and the inventor. Excellent video to... [more]
December 26, 2010 at 05:16 PM
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Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus Rex
From youtube.com, produced by American Museum of Natural History
This four minute video explains the life of the man who is called the greatest dinosaur collector of all time, Barnum Brown helped the American Museum of Natural History establish its world-class fossil collection. This video shows some of the scien... [more]
April 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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Fritz Haber: Great Minds
From YouTube, produced by scishow
Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered "the father of chemical warfare," but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing t... [more]
November 29, 2012 at 05:44 PM
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