Daily Archives: April 16, 2014

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Event of the Week featuring Rita Mortenson and the Wisconsin DEN!

Event of the Week featuring Rita Mortenson and the Wisconsin DEN!

This week, our featured Event of the Week comes from the good folks in the state of Wisconsin.  Rita Mortenson organized a Saturday field trip to the Apple Store, to explore the latest in the Mac world as well as how to maximize their use of Discovery Education. Here’s the report from Rita: On Saturday,

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On this day… Zooming Camera Lenses!

On this day in 1947, Dr. Frank Gerard Back demonstrated the first camera with a zoom feature. This feature was made possible by the invention of the “varifocal lens.”  Prior to this invention, photographers were required to move their cameras closer to their object to simulate “zoom.” Dr. Back first showed off his invention at

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