What do telephones, cars, and clean energy have in common?: "What's in the Box?" Box 3-Object #4

What's in the Box? Join me as I explore one of the artifacts found in Box #3. This week: Batteries


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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 batteries, 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 #3" to see more abridged object histories, as well as behind-the-scenes museum work.


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Extra Credit:


BATTERY SCIENCE

https://edisontechcenter.org/batteries.html#drycell

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-batteries-die-adam-jacobson#watch


RECYCLE YOUR BATTERIES - find local drop-off locations

Call2recycle https://www.call2recycle.org/locator/


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Music in video:

"Ludwig_van_Beethoven_Sinfonia_Number_5" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

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


"Hyperfun" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

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


Latch Swing_-_01_-_Hungaria

Attribution - No Commercial Use - Sharing under the Same Terms 2.0 France (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 FR). Clipped.


Lobo_Loco_-_10_-_Old_Ralley_ID_1200

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) - note edits have been made to adjust the length.


Ketsa 11 Warm_Morning - free music archive


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Video clips used:

“On the Air: The Story of Radio Broadcasting” by Westinghouse

Prelinger Archives on Archive.org


Video by Life Of Pix from Pexels


Video by Kelly Lacy from Pexels


Video by Mark Haynal from Pexels


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Intro and end graphics: Ryan Mealiffe

Research completed with the help of wonderful Campbell Museums volunteers!

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