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Uno Dos of Trace: Dial-Up Modems Made the Weirdest Sounds, Here's What They Actually Mean

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Host Trace Dominquez revisits the dial-up modem. What did all those beeps, boops, buzzes, and clangs mean? Part of the "Uno Dos of Trace" series.

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Runtime: 6 minutes

Trace is standing in front of a book shelf. Caption: Also, how does it adjust that temperature once it knows it.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 1
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of host Trace Dominquez wearing a red polo shirt and clear glasses smiling and looking up. A bright, square light on a stand is in front to his left, angled upward. Caption. So they would sit under a light.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 2
7 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Trace is standing with his right shoulder facing the book shelf. Caption: A la the Scully effect, which is just the best, but is it real.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 3
7 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Trace wears safety goggles and has a hammer in his hand. Caption: Ow.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 4
6 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Trace is standing in front of a book shelf. Caption: Genetic engineering is complex, and it's wide reaching.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 5
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Trace holds reusable bottles and coffee mugs in his hands. Caption: I think reusable bottles might be bad for the environment,
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 6
5 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
A mouse nibbles the food particle holding it in its claws. Caption: The nanoparticles gave the mouse the ability to see infrared.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 7
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Trace wears scarfs around his shoulders and talks. Caption: We are here, today, to lay to rest the kilogram.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 8
6 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Animation of red blood cells in a blood vessel. Caption: Red blood cells are eight picometers,
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 9
3 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Host Trace Dominquez, a man with short black hair, brown glasses, and a black shirt, sits and talks in front of a busy bookshelf. Text on screen reads, "Modulator. Demodulator." Caption. Modem is actually a compound word for modulator slash demodulator.
Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 10
6 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12