1 History of Technology How it has changed lives!.

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  • 1 History of Technology How it has changed lives!
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  • 2 Paleolithic 2.5 Million years ago Use of fire Unpolished stone tools Sculpture Musical instruments Burial of the dead Cave dwellings Cave paintings Stone axes Bone needles Hearth sites
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  • 3 Mesolithic 20,000 BC Microliths Sails Wheel and axle Leatherwork Basketry Fishing tackle Stone adzes Canoes Bows Domesticated animals Stone circles Sickles
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  • 4 Neolithic 10,000 BC Stone and mud brick dwellings Pottery Polished stone tools Spinning and weaving tools Wooden and stone plows
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  • 5 Bronze Age 3300 1200 BC Metal pots and pans Pottery wheel Chariot Pulley Metal jewelry Metal tools Metal weapons
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  • 6 Iron Age 1200 1000 BC Block and tackle Pump Lathe Iron dagger Iron chisel Iron axe Iron spearhead
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  • 7 Middle Ages 500 1400 AD Waterwheel Windmill Cannon Mechanical clock Wheeled plow Horseshoes Stirrups Crank Compass Ocean-going ships
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  • 8 Renaissance 1300 - 1600 Telescope Microscope Thermometer Barometer Printing press Rifle
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  • 9 Industrial Age 1700 - ? Steam engine Electricity Automobile Airplane Radio Television Telephone Rocket
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  • 10 Information age Where will it take us?