What technologies had a fundamental impact on society in the Middle Ages?
Due Date: June 3rd – In-class presentations will begin on Tuesday, May 26th and all students must be complete at this time. You will have 6 hours of class time to complete the project. You will be require to work on this for homework.
A. Your goal is to pick one or several of these questions, and conduct an inquiry:
- What are the impacts of technology on society?
- How do events drive technological advancements?
- Do technological advances lead to progress for all, or just some?
You need to stick within the historical period of 500-1600 CE.
Scroll down this page to Part 2 – Medieval Technology
Scroll down to Part 2 Science and Technology in China
This site has some great information and also asks these interesting questions:
Don’t forget to check out the second page on technology on this site. There are some interesting additions not found on the other pages I listed.
If you enjoy the military aspect, here’s a link on Medieval Warfare.
Here is the assignment sheet you will need to get started.
Initial Assignment Research Word Document