Biography of Guglielmo Marconi

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Biography of Guglielmo Marconi

Radio Inquiry Unit

Radio Inquiry Unit IEEE Biography of Guglielmo Marconi "Marconi was born in Italy in 1874 to Giuseppe and Annie Jameson Marconi. His father was a prosperous Italian landowner and his mother was…

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Biography of David Sarnoff

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Biography of David Sarnoff

Radio Inquiry Unit

IEEE Biography of David Sarnoff Radio Inquiry Unit "Sarnoff was born on 27 February 1891, the oldest of five children, outside Minsk in imperial Russia. He and his family immigrated to the Unite…

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Lines and Waves

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Lines and Waves

Radio Inquiry Unit

Radio Inquiry Unit - Supporting Question 1B. An Exhibit by the IEEE History Center (1981) Written by Robert D. Friedel “It was 150 years ago that the English scientist Michael Faraday discovered …

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Photographs of David Sarnoff

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Photographs of David Sarnoff

Radio Inquiry Unit - Supporting Question 2

Radio Inquiry Unit - Supporting Question 2 David Sarnoff began his career at the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America as an office boy in 1906. He went on to become a trailblazer in the ra…

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Original Radio Program

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Original Radio Program

Radio Inquiry Unit

Radio Inquiry Unit (Featured Sources, Supporting Question 3) All of the information below is also available in the pdf linked below. ORIGINAL RADIO PLAY: Create an original radio program using the…

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Typeset of the Past

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Typeset of the Past

The Printing Press Inquiry Unit

From typewriters to typeset in medieval times, this video takes you on a journey to an era when type was set by hand. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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Papermaking

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Papermaking

The Printing Press Inquiry Unit

This short video briefly explores the history of paper, paper-making techniques, and highlights the importance of paper as part of the evolution of mass communication. Click here to download this v…

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Potato Stamp Monogram

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Potato Stamp Monogram

Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Printing Press Inquiry Unit (Alternate Formative Performance Task, Supporting Question 1) Potato Stamp Monogram Create a pad of personally monogrammed writing paper in the style of Gutenberg pri…

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