Link Page for History of Technology Unit

 

How and Why Things Work

HowStuffWorks.com 
http://www.howstuffworks.com/index.htm 

A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/

David Macaulay's website for The New Way Things Work
http://www.waythingswork.com/index.htm

How Things Work -- The Physics of Everyday Life
http://rabi.phys.virginia.edu/HTW/

 

Inventions and Inventors

The Inventors Museum -- All kinds of stuff
http://www.inventorsmuseum.com/index.htm

Inventors Hall of Fame -- Background on Inventors and their inventions
http://www.invent.org/book/index.html

The Invention Dimension -- Links to science-related sites
http://web.mit.edu/invent/www/links.html

 

Some Other Stuff

Bad Human Factors Design -- Things that don't work the way you would expect
http://www.baddesigns.com/

 
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