Wednesday, January 24, 2018

History of Technology

Technology History (photo:Noop1958).

A Learning Family explores the history of technology. Technology is the practical application of science to perform tasks for a civilization. Kids develop a basic cultural literacy of civilizations and their technologies within this learning sandbox. 

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Locomotive (photo: Herbert Maruska).

History of Trains Video

The history of trains is explored in this video. The history begins with the development of the steam engine and steam locomotive. The switch...

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Pesse canoe (photo: Nemephis).

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Laguna Copperplate Inscription (photo: Lucban HHCS).

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Balangay (photo: Andy Maluche).

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