We found 49 resources with the concept technological advancements
History of Media Literacy Part 2: Crash Course Media Literacy
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow did radio and television impact media literacy? Explore the rise of protectionism using a video, part of a Crash Course media literacy series. Scholars discover the social, moral, and political sides of media analysis and criticism.
No More Sticks and Stones: Technological Advancements in World War I Warfare
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Remind young historians that many technological advancements influenced the events of World War I. After analyzing technology's evolution through primary sources, discussing the changes over time, and watching various video clips,...
Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #204
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is the progression of human complexity due to eating meat? The 14th video in a 16-part series attempts to answer this and other thought-provoking questions. It relates the process of human evolution and innovation to our ability to learn...
The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
Virtual Reality and Anaglyph Stereoscopic Technology
6th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Experiment with 3-D glasses to learn about stereo images and virtual reality. Scholars look at various images to determine if green/red or red/cyan glasses are preferable. They determine distances between images using the 3-D glasses and...
Is There a Limit to Technological Progress?
5 mins 7th - 12th
Have you ever looked at the newest smartphone and wondered if we have reached the apex of technological advancement? Journey through an exploratiovn of the Kardashev and Barrow scales to see how Earth's civilization can still advance in...
Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
President Abraham Lincoln may not be the first name that comes up when discussing scientific advancement in the last two centuries, but Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson believes that Lincoln's efforts during the Civil War paved the way...
Could Human Civilization Spread Across the Whole Galaxy?
5 mins 7th - 12th
Ever heard of von Neumann machines? These self-replicating machines could allow for the expansion of human civilization beyond Earth. The video describes how this type of technology could open many doors for exploration and life.
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
Symbols of the 1920s: New York City Skyscrapers in Photographs and Paintings
8th - 12th
Students explore the technological advancements of 1920's America. In this 1920's America instructional activity, students examine photographs and paintings of skyscrapers and analyze the urban growth that prompted their construction.