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Greatest Human Achievements: The Lens

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The invention of the lens goes far beyond the glasses that sit on one’s nose. Galileo used lenses to create the telescope and bring faraway things closer to mankind. At the opposite end of the spectrum, the lens exposed the microscopic world, leading to medical advancements including vaccination, anesthetics, and antibiotics.

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Runtime: 25 minutes

Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 1
25 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 2
15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 3
15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 4
24 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 5
30 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 6
17 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 7
15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 8
8 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Greatest Human Achievements
Episode 9
17 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12