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Rap Battle Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla

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Date Added to MERLOT: May 08, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 16, 2013
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Submitter : Kurt Shults


This is a fun, brief look at one of the best rivalries in the history of science.

Physics, Rivalry, Thomas, Tesla, fun, Edison, Nikola

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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Avatar for aleia murray
48 weeks ago

aleia murray (Student)

This would be a nice break during a discussion about the history of electricity. Especially appealing to the middle school student. I didn't find it very educational per se, but could certainly be used to solidify the concept in students' minds. 

Avatar for Christopher Mount
48 weeks ago

Christopher Mount (Student)

A fun way to introduce those famous men of AC and DC electricity. 

Avatar for Victoria Miller
48 weeks ago

Victoria Miller (Student)

I love Nice Peter and how he does the epic rap battles of history. Theses are a fun way to learn history that many can relate to. 

Avatar for Joseph Rodrigues
48 weeks ago

Joseph Rodrigues (Student)

An amusing way to discuss the conflict between Edison and Tesla. I would probably show this video in a high school physics class but only for entertainment; not for educational purposes.

Avatar for Glory Warner
48 weeks ago

Glory Warner (Student)

That was pretty funny, I think Telsa won, Edison was too mean and angry. 

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