Parents' Guide to

The Henry Ford Innovation Nation

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Smart STEM series celebrates invention, inspires curiosity.

TV CBS Educational 2013
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Fantastic Ford

Always appropriately, very informative, For Children, Teens, & Adults

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This award-winning series is a true gem, exceedingly entertaining and educational for viewers of nearly any age. In the course of one episode, viewers meet a handful of inventors and learn about their creations, get a brief but exclusive tour of a notable feature of the acclaimed Detroit museum, and get to hear inspiring words and advice from visionaries already on the job of solving problems and improving lives.

There's the small matter of Innovation Nation inadvertently doubling as a marketing device for those products and software that are featured on the show, but the intent clearly is to educate and inspire, not to promote. This show is an excellent pick for the whole family, presenting STEM concepts on a learning level appropriate even for youngsters and encouraging viewers to give new thought to solving problems with science and technology.

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