Triremes (Part Two)

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Triremes (Part Two)

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Historic narrative about the Greek Trireme reveals how this warship, a technological achievement of its time, played an important role in democracy and empire. Click here to download this video fro…

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Triremes (Part One)

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Triremes (Part One)

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Story of the Greek Triremes and the engineering applications that made it the greatest warship of its time. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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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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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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