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Influence of Inventions

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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: 10 - 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, adjustable mirrors. This five-minute video reveals insights into this man's ideas. It is excellent and shows students that observation can yield gr... [more]
October 2, 2011 at 08:03 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: 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: 13 - 18
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Young and Innovative Teen
From YouTube, produced by @radical.media
In this video a 15-year-old 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 the... [more]
November 23, 2012 at 03:41 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
From YouTube
This 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. (02:14)
March 25, 2012 at 09:02 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Tom Wujec Demonstrates the 13th-Century Astrolabe
From YouTube, produced by TEDtalksdirector
Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices -- the astrolabe. (11:57)
December 31, 2010 at 03:24 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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TED Ed--How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries
From YouTube, produced by TED-Ed
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's me... [more]
April 25, 2012 at 07:39 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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American Inventions
From YouTube
What has America contributed to the world of inventions? This video includes slides and upbeat music showing many inventions given to the world by the United States. The  slides give the inventions, inventor, and fact.  (06:16)
May 14, 2010 at 09:34 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Toys From the Future
From ted.com, produced by TED
The Inventables guys, Zach Kaplan and Keith Schacht, demo some amazing new materials and how we might use them. Look for squishy magnets, odor-detecting ink, "dry" liquid and a very surprising 10-foot pole.  Keith Schacht co-founded Inventables, a ho... [more]
July 12, 2010 at 10:45 PM
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