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DC Artist Amber Robles-Gordon

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
An interview with Washington, DC fiber artist Amber Robles-Gordon about her work and process.

Inventive Minds: David Stone

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
INVENTING GREEN David Stone is the inventor of Ferrock, a new carbon-negative alternative to Portland cement. This video was made possible through grant support of the Lemelson Foundation.

Innoskate 2013: Rodney Mullen & Tony Hawk Q&A

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Recorded in front of a live audience on June 21, 2013 at the Warner Bros. Theater at the National Museum of American History. A Q&A with legendary skateboarders Rodney Mullen and Tony Hawk.

THE INDIANA GAS BELT: Inventor Elwood Haynes: Pipelines, Autos and Alloys | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by Conner Prairie Interactive History Park and Howard County Historical Society as part of the Smithsonian’s PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 2 of 3.

Inventive Minds: Paul MacCready

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
INVENTING GREEN Paul MacCready used his knowledge of aerodynamics to invent a variety of alternative fuel vehicles.

Innoskate 2013: Panel 2 - Innovations in Tricks with Rodney Mullen and Tony Hawk

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
From Innoskate2013 at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Rodney Mullen and Tony Hawk discuss innovations in skateboarding tricks.

Inventors on "Not for Women Only" from 1975

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Episode clips from "Not for Women Only." April, 1975.

Inventive Voices Podcast: Inventing Early Photography

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Shannon Perich, curator of the photographic collection at the National Museum of American History, discusses the invention of the daguerreotype, a method of early photography. Mike Robinson from Ryerson University then demonstrates his modern day daguerreotype process at the Smithsonian's Castle building.

Ralph Baer and the Brown Box in Spark!Lab

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Inventor of the home video game, Ralph Baer, was in Spark!Lab for National Inventors Month 2009. Ralph and his former lab partner, Bill Harrison played a game of Ping-Pong on one of Ralph's Brown Boxes.

Manny Villafana's "No. 1" St. Jude Heart Valve

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
In this behind-the-scenes video at the National Museum of American History, Manny Villafaña shows off St. Jude Medical bileaflet mechanical heart valve serial number 1 that he co-invented. Currently the founder and CEO of Kips Bay Medical, Inc. in Minneapolis, Villafaña founded St. Jude Medical, Inc. and served as its Chairman and President from 1976 to 1982.

Inventive Minds: Theresa Dankovich

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
INVENTING GREEN Theresa Dankovich invented a bacteria-killing water filter that is made of biodegradable paper embedded with silver nanoparticles. This video was made possible through grant support of the Lemelson Foundation.

Warren Belasco - An Introduction to the History of Food

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History

Inventive Minds: Jerome Lemelson

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
With more than 600 patents to his name and others still pending, Jerome Lemelson was one of the most prolific American inventors of all time, and in the sheer range of his ideas—from cutting-edge medical and industrial technologies to novelties, gadgets, and toys—undoubtedly one of the most versatile. Through first-person videos, artifacts, and archival materials, visitors to Inventive Minds gallery at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History learn about the traits that successful inventors share—insatiable curiosity, keen problem-solving skills, tenacity, and flexibility in the face of failure—and explore the creative spirit of American invention.

Inventive Minds: Ralph Baer

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Ralph Baer is known as the "Father of Video Games. He created the first home video game system in 1966, launching a multi-billion dollar industry. Through first-person videos, artifacts, and archival materials, visitors to Inventive Minds gallery at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History learn about the traits that successful inventors share—insatiable curiosity, keen problem-solving skills, tenacity, and flexibility in the face of failure—and explore the creative spirit of American invention.

Spark!Lab Activity: The Sound Sandwich

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Invent your own musical instrument! It's easy with the sound sandwich, a simple and fun invention that will be sure to entertain your family for hours.

Inventive Minds: Van Phillips

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Van Phillips is a prosthetics inventor who has made it possible for millions of amputees to walk again. Through first-person videos, artifacts, and archival materials, visitors to Inventive Minds gallery at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History learn about the traits that successful inventors share—insatiable curiosity, keen problem-solving skills, tenacity, and flexibility in the face of failure—and explore the creative spirit of American invention.

Inventive Minds: Kim Jordan

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
INVENTING GREEN Kim Jordan, co-founder and former CEO of New Belgium Brewing Co. in Fort Collins, Colorado, dedicated the brewery to environmental stewardship from its outset. This video was made possible through grant support of the Lemelson Foundation.

Ralph Baer and Bill Harrison recreate their famous Ping Pong video game

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History

LOWELL, MA: Inventing a City: The Lowell Experiment | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by Lowell Telecommunications Corporation and the American Textile History Museum as part of the Smithsonian’s PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 1 of 4.

Innoskate 2014: Panel Discussion: The Innovation and Progression of the Skateboard

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Recorded Live at the Lakeland, Florida Skatepark on June 21, 2014. Innoskate 2014 Panel Discussion "The Innovation and Progression of the Skateboard " with Professor Paul Schmitt, http://createaskate.org/. A collaboration with the Smithsonian Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida. Innoskate is a public program celebrating innovation and creativity in skateboard culture.

Innoskate 2014-Seattle: Idea Lab, "Imagining a New Skating Landscape for Seattle"

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Recorded Live at the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle. Innoskate 2014 -- Innovation Idea Lab "Imagining a New Skating Landscape for Seattle " with Grindline Skateparks & Matthew Lee Johnston. A collaboration with the Smithsonian Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and MOHAI Innoskate is a public program celebrating innovation and creativity in skateboard culture.

THE INDIANA GAS BELT: Fueling Invention | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by Conner Prairie Interactive History Park and Howard County Historical Society as part of the Smithsonian’s PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 1 of 3.

Inventing the Surveillance Society: Keynote and Panel 1

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
KEYNOTE ADDRESS "Google's Goldfish: Living with Surveillance" David Lyon, Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's Research Chair in Surveillance Studies, Professor of Sociology and Professor of Law, Queen's University, Kingston Ontario INVENTING THE SURVEILLANCE SOCIETY: PART 1 "Nineteenth-Century 'New' Media and the History of Modern Surveillance" Josh Lauer, Assistant Professor of Media Studies, University of New Hampshire "Evolution of Video Surveillance: 3VR's Video Intelligence Platform" Al Shipp, CEO/President, 3VR, Inc. "Integrating Privacy Protections: Perspectives on the Surveillance Society" Jonathan Cantor, Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, US Dept. of Homeland Security Session Moderator Jeffrey L. Brodie, Deputy Director, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, National Museum of American History

HUNTSVILLE, AL: Inventing the “Mind” of Saturn: Rocket Science Innovation | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by the US Space & Rocket Center and The University of Alabama in Huntsville as part of the Smithsonian’s PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 1of 1.
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