Math activities really can be fun, if they contain a hands-on component. This math activity shows you how to construct a mariner's quadrant, the type of navigation equipment used by Christopher Columbus, and use the quadrant to measure object heights and calculate latitude.
This hub gives a brief description of industrial revolution focussing mainly on inventions made in the spheres of textile industry, means of transport and communication, coal, iron and steel industry.
Convair was an American aircraft, rocket and spacecraft manufacturing company formed in 1943 and ultimately dissolved by 1996. Based in the San Diego area, Convair was known for its high tech research, development and production of innovative and...
There are lots of argument as to who or what invention should make every Filipino proud. This hub is a tribute to Philippine scientists who fought for their recognition as some of their inventions were copied and patented by other countries.
A research paper that explores the work of Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
The 20th century saw a lot of stuff invented. Here's 20 of them.
Alcatraz was home to many high profile prisoners in the nearly thirty years it housed our worst criminals. Although it boasted that it was inescapable, here are three of the most notorious attempts.
There was a boy who lived in the street next to us where I grew up and he was a kite flyer. He was a good flyer and he participated in kite fights. He handmade his own kites and I used to go and watch him. He would use thin bamboo sticks for the spars and used silk or thin paper for the material....
To modern sensibilities the SS Great Eastern looks like a strange hybrid. That's because she was part modern steamship, paddle steamer and sailship at the same time. She had all these means of propulsion available to her. To the eyes of the day she...
This hub will analyze the advances in technology, and how they are being integrated into the educational system. It will also look at the effects this technology will have on the system as a whole.