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The Vanishing of Flight 370

The Vanishing of Flight 370

At Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a Boeing 777 is preparing for departure. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is a daily passenger flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beijing, China. Forty-two minutes past midnight, Flight 370 is given clearance to depart. On board are Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, ten cabin crew members, …

Beyond the Bubble: Creating HATs

Beyond the Bubble: Creating HATs

Although our website contains multiple versions of each type of assessment, you don’t have to be limited by the options here. You can create your own version by inserting documents from the Library of Congress’ vast collection. Here’s how to get started: First, identify the aspect of historical thinking you want to assess. For example, …

The History Of Chocolate Documentary

The History Of Chocolate Documentary

Fuel for the Aztec and European war machines, a catalyst for massive industrial innovation and a tasty treat adored by chocoholics across the globe. It was enjoyed by powerful Emperor’s on both sides of the Atlantic and filled the pockets of enterprising missionaries. With its roots as a spicy and fatty drink in ancient Mesoamerica …

Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

Like thermodynamics, the history of electrical physics has its roots in pre-industrial questions that converged in the nineteenth century. These questions became a research paradigm, driven by a whole crew of researchers… And they led to a power system that reshaped the world. Time to get tingly! [Intro Music Plays] The study of electricity goes …

Mexican Standoff (ft. Key & Peele)

Mexican Standoff (ft. Key & Peele)

Freeze! End of the line, Cortez! Alright. Here we go. Well, well, well, boys. Looks like we got a Mexican stand-off. Guess again. We’ve got a sniper trained on your position. Nice try. But I’ve had an unmanned drone on that sniper’s ass this whole time. You mean the unmanned drone our hacker just took …