The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as an introduction to the idea of who writes history and who gets to decide what is taught
Classroom Considerations

  • Video best fits when studying inventions or inventors
  • Comments are open to the public
  • Video is the fourth in a 25-part series
Pros

  • Includes many cross-curricular connections
  • Encourages students to go more in-depth with the facts they are learning
  • Provides closed captioning for the hearing-impaired
Cons

  • None