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Jun 2, 2014 Founding Fragments: OncoMouse
The history of patenting higher-level organisms began in the mid-1980s with a little guy called OncoMouse. In this episode, host Tory Altman joins Mallory Warner of the Museum's Division of Medicine and Science to talk about the first animal patented in...
Dec 16, 2013 Joseph Henry: Champion of American Science
Joseph Henry was one of America's preeminent 19th-century scientists, a pioneer in the investigation of electromagnetism and other fields of study, and the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. This video shows how Henry's research found...

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Join fellow American history and social studies teachers to share resources and best practices to help students get excited about the past! Hosted by educators from the National Museum of American History’s History Explorer project.

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social_studies, history, american_history, artifacts, smithsonian, us_history, primary_sources, u.s._history, historical_thinking, document_based_questions, object_based_learning, museum_education

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Carrie, Jenny, Matt, and Naomi are all educators at the National Museum of American History. We manage the museum's Web site for teachers, History Explorer, and are looking forward to talking with history teachers through this site! If you want to know more about us, you can find more on our Web site or follow us on Twitter @explorehistory!