Power of the Sea

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Power of the Sea

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video explains the important relationship of maritime navigational technologies in regards to global trade from the past through to today. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo…

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Latitude

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Latitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video highlights early maritime navigational tools used to determine latitude. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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GPS

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GPS

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Briefly explains how the concepts of celestial navigation are used in today's global positioning systems, (GPS). Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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The Compass

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The Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

A brief historical understanding about the magnetic compass and its use in early maritime navigation. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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The Printing Press

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The Printing Press

The Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Be taken back to medieval times and learn about Gutenberg's printing press, moveable type, and how this technology affected mass communication. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vime…

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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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Cantino Planisphere

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Cantino Planisphere

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Supporting Question 1 & Compass Lesson – Document 1C Visit Source Download PDF…

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A History of the Magnetic Compass

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A History of the Magnetic Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Secondary Source This navigational instrument led to advances in trade, military might, and science By JOHN VARDALAS 8 November 2013 Visit Source Download PDF Inhospitable as it can be, the sea h…

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