A Pre-History of Radio (Part One)

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A Pre-History of Radio (Part One)

Join historian Alex Magoun on a journey through the history of radio technology from James Clark Maxwell’s theory of electromagnetism to Guglielmo Marconi's use of that theory in long-distance radio…

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A Pre-History of Radio (Part Two)

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A Pre-History of Radio (Part Two)

Continue on the historical journey of the radio industry with historian Alex Magoun as he goes back in time and shares how engineers and scientists improved wireless telegraphy from Morse code to the …

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Crystal Radio

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Crystal Radio

Like game consoles and smartphones today, radios in the 1920s were expensive. Fortunately for teens back then, they could build radio receivers using cheap parts found at home and hardware stores. Wat…

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Drones from the Civil War to Today

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Drones from the Civil War to Today

UAV (Drones)

Historic insights into unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), from the Civil War through to today.  See how aerial balloons were an integral part of early UAV, or drone, development, and follow the technol…

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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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