Objectives: To make connections between technological events and contemporaneous events in your own lifetime. To become familiar with recent scientific advancements. To get to know one another better by sharing personal events.
Timelines of science and technology by John O.E. Clark with Michael Allaby and Amy-Jane Beer
Call Number: REF 500 TIM
Publication Date: 2006
Contents: v. 1. Origins of science : prehistory-850 B.C. -- v. 2. Classical and early medieval science : 849 B.C.-999 A.D. - - v. 3. Late medieval and Renaissance science : 1000-1624 -- v. 4. The Scientific Revolution : 1625-1774 -- v. 5. The Industrial Revolution : 1775-1839 -- v. 6. The Age of Steam : 1840-1884 -- v. 7. The Age of Electricity : 1885- 1919 -- v. 8. The Atomic Age : 1920-1949 -- v. 9. The Space Age : 1950-1979 -- v. 10. The modern world : 1980- present.
The greatest inventions of the past 2,000 years by edited by John Brockman
Call Number: 609 GRE
Publication Date: 2000
Contributors from a variety of fields offer their views of the most important discoveries of the last two millennia--and some earlier ones that bore fruit more recently--including social and philosophical changes as well as scientific and technological inventions.
Student Inquiry in the Research Process
Science as Inquiry -- all students should develop: