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Inventions That Shook The World: 1940s

44 minutes

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It was a decade of big bands and big bangs. During the Second World War, the 1940s bring some of the greatest inventions of all time. And in the peaceful years that followed, all that inventing know-how would carry on in ways never imagined. Featured inventions include: the jet engine, the computer, the microwave oven, kitty litter, and the Crash Test Dummy.

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Runtime: 44 minutes

Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 1
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 2
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 3
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 4
44 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 5
44 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 6
42 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 7
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 8
43 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 9
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 10
45 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12