Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Science: 40 Time-Traveling, World-Exploring, by Jim Wiese

By Jim Wiese

ISBN-10: 0471215953

ISBN-13: 9780471215950

Dig into the technological know-how of precedent days and unearth striking discoveries!
* have you questioned the place paper comes from, who made the 1st recognized maps, or how the traditional Egyptians have been capable of construct the pyramids?
* do you want to make your individual sundial, become aware of the way to observe earthquakes, or discover ways to write in hieroglyphics?
* Are you trying to find nice rules to your subsequent technological know-how reasonable undertaking?

If you replied "Yes" to any of those questions, then historic technological know-how is for you! From Greek lighthouses and Roman bridges to chinese language kites and Mesopotamian cleaning soap, you'll examine a number of the maximum clinical discoveries and the folks who brought them to the realm. Dozens of fun-packed actions assist you see for your self how the earliest people cultivated crops, why tools make assorted sounds, how fireworks get their explosive energy, and lots more and plenty extra. all the tasks are secure and simple to do, and all you wish is daily stuff from round the condominium. So step again in time and take an grand trip with old technology!

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Aristotle split science into categories, such as biology and physics, and studied them all. The ability to reason and figure things out became important. The Greeks believed that growing intellectually and challenging the mind was a worthwhile end in itself. Many Greek inventions, such as the water wheel and the steam engine, would later be improved by the Romans and the Europeans. To learn more about some of the things that the Greeks contributed to our world, try the activities in this chapter.

Try this activity to learn how to make a map of your own neighborhood. Materials paper number 2 pencil magnetic compass colored pencils Note: This activity should be done in your own home. Procedure 1. Lay the paper flat on the table. Draw a double black line down the middle of it to represent the street you live on. 2. Turn the paper so that the line on the paper runs parallel to your actual street. ) 3. Place the magnetic compass on the paper. Draw an arrow in the top right corner of the paper that points to the direction the compass shows as north.

It started an era of great thinkers, men like Aristotle. Aristotle split science into categories, such as biology and physics, and studied them all. The ability to reason and figure things out became important. The Greeks believed that growing intellectually and challenging the mind was a worthwhile end in itself. Many Greek inventions, such as the water wheel and the steam engine, would later be improved by the Romans and the Europeans. To learn more about some of the things that the Greeks contributed to our world, try the activities in this chapter.

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