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September 30, 2014 AT 9:00 am

Animated Life: Seeing the Invisible #makereducation

This short film on microbiologist Antoine van Leeuwenhoek is part of a new animated series on important moments of discovery throughout history!

from NYTimes:

In 1674, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek looked at a drop of lake water through his homemade microscope and discovered an invisible world that no one knew existed. He was an unlikely pioneer — a haberdasher and city official by trade. In this film, we celebrate this 17th-century citizen scientist and a discovery that would ultimately change our view of the biological world, and our place in it.

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