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Inventions/Innovations
8th Grade

 Grolier Online
Includes Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, and Encyclopedia Americana. This is a  subscription-based service provided by Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.
http://auth.grolier.com/static/referrer-pages/plymouthcanton.html

Transportation

Timeline
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_history_of_transportation.htm

Airplane
http://invention.psychology.msstate.edu/moviesandphotos/index.html

Miscellaneous Transportation
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/transportation.shtml


Women in Transportation
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/wit/auto.htm

Communication

Broadcasting (Radio, TV)
http://inventors.about.com/od/broadcastinghistory/

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_television_timeline.htm


History of Communication
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_history_of_communication.htm


Telephone
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/telephone/gallery/index.html


Miscellaneous Communication
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/communication.shtml

Technology

Computers/Internet
http://inventors.about.com/od/computersandinternet/

History of Computers
http://inventors.about.com/library/blcoindex.htm

PBS: Science and Technology
http://www.pbs.org/science/science_technology.html

Space

Rockets
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blrockettimeline.htm

Missiles
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blmissile.htm

Satellite
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blsatellite.htm

Medical

X-Rays
http://www.howstuffworks.com/x-ray.htm

Stem Cells
http://science.howstuffworks.com/question621.htm

Medical Inventions A-Z
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blmedical.htm/

Miscellaneous Medical
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/medicine.shtml

Clothing

Miscellaneous Clothing
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/apparel.shtml

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blclothing.htm

The Coat Hanger
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blcloathanger.htm

Food

Miscellaneous Food

http://inventors.about.com/od/foodrelatedinventions/

Soft Drinks/Pop
http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa091699.htm

Chewing Gum and Bubble Gum
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blgum.htm

Food History
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpotatochip.htm

http://www.ideafinder.com/history/category/snackfood.htm

Military

Miscellaneous Military

http://inventors.about.com/od/militaryhistoryinventions/

Firearms and Guns
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blgun.htm

Weapons of Operation Enduring Freedom
http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa092501a.htm

Other

Plastic
http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/plastics.htm

Ancient Inventions
http://www.smith.edu/hsc/museum/ancient_inventions/hsclist.htm

Toys and Fun
http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/toys/

Science Fiction Ideas, Inventions and News Related to Clothing
http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/Science_List_Detail.asp?BT=Clothing

Thomas Edison Papers
http://edison.rutgers.edu/

General Links

Inventor of the Week Archives
http://web.mit.edu/invent/www/archive.html

A-Z Inventions
http://inventors.about.com/library/bl/bl12.htm

The National Inventors Hall of Fame
http://www.invent.org/book/

Famous People: Inventors
http://free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=24&res_feature_request=1

20th Century Inventions
http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa121599a.htm

Timeline of Inventions and Technology
http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/

Top 10 Inventions at About.com
http://inventors.about.com/cs/inventionsalphabet/tp/topteninvention.htm

Future Technology
http://inventors.about.com/od/fstartinventions/tp/Future_Techno.htm

Black Inventors A-Z
http://inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/

Great African American Inventors and Engineers
http://www.uwm.edu/StudentOrg/NSBE/bie.html
 

Women Inventors
http://inventors.about.com/od/womeninventors/

Multicultural Resource Center: Inventors
http://www.inventions.org/

Just for Fun

Wacky Patents/Inventions
http://inventors.about.com/od/wackypatents/

Kid Inventions
http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa980304.htm

Miscellaneous
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/fun.shtml

Four Decades of Cool Inventions
http://www.pnl.gov/breakthroughs/issues/2005-issues/winter/special_report_pg2.stm



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