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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The Mariners Compass

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The Mariners Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Compass Lesson Warm-Up The Mariner’s Compass excerpted from La Bible de Guyot de Provings – 1205 Download PDF…

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