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Inventions in Transportation

There are 15 videos in this category and 57 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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New York Subway
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
In this clip from America Revealed viewers learn about the creation of the New York subway system and its importance.  (01:45)
January 13, 2013 at 09:31 AM
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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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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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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
175 Views:
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
1590 Views:
Failed Inventions - the Aerocar
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
There are always positive lessons to learn from our mistakes and failed inventions.  This short video discusses the invention of the aerocar, the unsuccessful merging of two successful inventions - the car and airplane. Run time, 3:36 minutes
March 26, 2010 at 07:09 PM
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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: 11 - 18
765 Views:
Young Inventors Soup Up A Wheelchair
From sciencefriday.com, produced by Science Friday
n the basement of Staten Island Technical High School, a group of students meets regularly to build and invent. They are members of "Team TechSmart" and they recently won an award for a wheelchair prototype they created. It can spin in circles and ev... [more]
December 26, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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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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