Soon, almost half the population will be nearsighted: "What's in the Box?" Box 4-Object #3

What's in the Box? Join me as I explore one of the artifacts found in Box #4. This week: eyeglasses


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Museum artifacts have many stories they can tell! You can explore what materials they are made of, how they were made, who made them, how they were used, or how they changed society – and so much more! Think of this video as the abridged history behind eyeglasses, where I explore just a few chapters of its story.


I challenge you to look at the objects around you and think about all the stories they have to tell!


This video is part of our "What's in the Box" series, so check-out the playlist for "What's in the Box: Box #4" to see more abridged object histories, as well as behind-the-scenes museum work.


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Extra Credit


Need for eye care around the world: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/05/health/glasses-developing-world-global-health.html


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Music


"Thatched Villagers" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


"Ludwig van Beethoven Sinfonia Number 5" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


“J_S_Bach_Brandenburg_Concerto_No4-1_BWV1049"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


"Nothing Broken" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


Latch_Swing_-_01_-_Hungaria_CITE:

Attribution - No Commercial Use - Sharing under the Same Terms

2.0 France (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 FR). edited in length.


Doctor_Turtlle 06_-_The_Ants_Built_A_City_On_His_Chest


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Intro and end graphics: Ryan Mealiffe

Research completed with the help of our wonderful Campbell Museum volunteers.

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