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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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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“Lost At Sea”

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“Lost At Sea”

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Teenagers venture out for a day of fishing and experience first hand the value of maritime navigational technology. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.  …

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Longitude

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Longitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Solving the Longitude problem was necessary to navigating the worlds oceans and opening the door to global trade. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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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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