What do you think of when you hear '100 year old technology'?
From typewriters to steam engines, these inventions changed the world. They paved the way for the technology we use today. Let's learn about the amazing discoveries of the past!
The Wonders of 100 Year Old Technology
Typewriter: A machine for writing by pressing keys, each one of which causes a different letter, symbol, or space to be printed on paper. Steam Engine: A machine that converts the energy of steam into mechanical work. Telephone: A device that uses electrical signals to transmit sound, typically that of the human voice, from one person to another over a distance.
The first typewriter was patented in 1714! Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. Steam engines were used to power early locomotives!
Work together in pairs: What inventions from 100 years ago are still in use today?
Work together in pairs: What are some positive and negative aspects of using 100 year old technology?
Brain break: Draw a picture of something we will have created in 100 years.
What form of technology has been used for over 100 years?
- Fax Machine
What type of transportation has been used for over 100 years?
- Jet Plane
What form of communication has been used for over 100 years?
- Text Message
What form of entertainment has been used for over 100 years?
- Video Games
What form of energy has been used for over 100 years?
- Solar Power
- Wind Power