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Old tech, young kids - Can they name, use a typewrite

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But what they can't use are the things most of consider the building blocks of technology - typewriters, records, a Polaroid Camera, an hour glass, record player and a rotary phone - they all paved the way for the fantastic toys we have today.

If you put these pieces of old tech in front of elementary student, would they know how to use them?

That's exactly what News10 did with 2nd and 3rd graders from the Boys and Girls Club at Edward Kemble Elementary School in Sacramento.

"This whole thing is called a walkman," News10's Nick Monacelli told Anita White and Samantha Jones.

"A walkman? It doesn't even walk," nine-year-old Samantha replied. "That's messed up."

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