How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson



Product Code: CE7111
UPC: 841887021425
ISBN: 9781627890366
Grade Level: 9-12
Media Type: 2 DVD

Product Description

How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to discover extraordinary stories behind six remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered. Episodes include… Clean – Learn how clean water has changed our world and the way we live our lives. Time – Discover how time advanced navigation, technology, travel and the way we work. Glass – Uncover a link between art, science and global communication: glass. Light – See how light has altered sleeping patterns, architecture and more. Cold – Examine the effects of man’s mastery of cold on food, Hollywood, and even politics. Sound – Explore the impact of sound in the world of medicine and our lives today. Special Bonus Feature includes… – Bonus interview with host Steven Johnson!

Additional Information

Run Time:  360
Copyright: 2014
Rating:  TV-PG
Territory:  Available in the U.S. Only
Studio: PBS