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History Inventions Web Resources
A listing of Web sites dedicated to providing a showcase for inventions. Read about these innovations, and investigate the many interesting facts about why they were successful. Some may have made this a better place. They all made a difference.
A Brief History of Innovation
Many of the revolutionary products of the last century sprang from small companies. If you don't already appreciate the impact that entrepreneurial businesses have had on your every waking hour, just try to imagine life without these inventions. From: Inc. Magazine, Oct 2002 | By: Mary Kwak
(URL: www.inc.com/magazine/20021001/24702.html)
Encarta Online
The premium Internet multimedia encyclopedia. With 42,000 articles, atlas, Web links, and more from Microsoft.
(URL: encarta.msn.com/
)
Enchanted Learning
Important inventors and inventions of all time. A good site for quick and brief articles.
(URL: www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/indexa.shtml)
Historical Inventions: A to Z
By Mary Bellis - your About.com Guide to Inventions.
(URL: inventors.about.com/education/inventors/msub12.htm)
Invention Facts and Myths   from The Great Idea Finder
Invention facts and myths that are meant to amaze and amuse you.
(URL: www.ideafinder.com/history/of_inventions.htm)
Invention Dimension - Invention Category's
Celebrates inventor/innovator role models through outreach activities and annual awards to inspire a new generation of American scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
(URL: web.mit.edu/invent/i-archive.html)
INVENTIONS Change Our Lives
Some of the world's most important inventions were developed before history was written.More recent inventions help us to travel faster, communicate better, and live longer. From World Almanac for Kids.
(URL: www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/inventions.html)
KIPnotes
Tons of patent history and list of books on inventions.
(URL: www.kipnotes.com/Products.htm)
Museum of Ancient Inventions
From the Smith College History of Science. Details on more than 40 inventions with brief descriptions.
(URL: www.smith.edu/hsc/museum/ancient_inventions/hsclist.htm
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National Inventors Hall of Fame
Located at Inventure Place, the online home of creative minds.
(URL: www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/1_1_search.asp)
Smithsonian: Inventors and Innovation
Virtual exhibits and in-depth explorations of invention topics. Access to resources on the history of invention. Recording and collecting the work of inventors is the mission of the Smithsonian - Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation..
(URL: www.si.edu/resource/faq/nmah/invent.htm)
Yahooligans! - Science and Nature: Machines: Inventions
Yahoo's site for kids has information about inventions which radically changed the way we live. Good links page and see historic photos.
(URL: www.yahooligans.com/Science_and_Nature/Machines/Inventions/)
 
 

 

  
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