Investigate some of the amazing inventions and discoveries that have changed the world on this interactive site. Aimed at school students.
This World Book Digital Library resource allows you to explore the impact of inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today. It includes:
- Easy to read content;
- Video tutorials, animations and interactive activities and maps;
- English text-to-speech feature which allows users to hear text read aloud;
- Article citations — so you can source material in your homework;
- Printable materials for classrooms;
- A "My Research" page which allows users to save any information from their search results. Results can also be emailed and printed.
Inventions and Discoveries includes an examination of advances in agriculture, engineering, communications, economics, manufacturing, the arts, astronomy, transportation, warfare, medicine, mathematics, and everyday items.
We also have some pages about inventors and their inventions.