Achievements of the Islamic Empires
EQ: How can one invention change the world?
How do creations/inventions impact society?
What do those creations/inventions show about the society?
Many people do not know about the incredible creations and inventions of the Islamic empires. Your task is to create a product(s) that will educate the general public and show how the creations or inventions impact society. This project is to be done individually and in class as much as possible.
Recommended Research Path:
|1 - Print||2 - Online Subscription Databases||3 - Search Engines|
|Poudre High School's Online Catalog||ABC-Clio History Database||Finding Dulcinea|
|Poudre River Library District||EBSCO Host Research Databases||Sweet Search|
|CSU's Morgan Library|
How to Evaluate a Source:
|Possible topics: mathematics, astronomy, medicine, engineering, hydrology, textiles, calligraphy, mosaics/tiling, tessellations, architecture – minarets, mosque design, jewelry, food, trade goods (coffee, silk, carpets)|
Islamic Astronomy and Mathematics
Islamic Poetry and Writing
Islamic Science and Medicine
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