Technology Breakthroughs Since Industrial Revolution

And How They Changed Our Lives

 

Links to Images for Individual Class Sessions

 

I. Industrial Revolution

Pre Industrial Revolution http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405325681

UK Industrial Revolution http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405325699

US Industrial Revolution http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405325741

 

II. Early Transportation

Water 1785-1862 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405316340

Rail 1800-1900 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405325825

 

III. Electricity and communications

Electricity 1750-1900 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405329267

Telegraph and Telephone 1844-1915 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405319695#

 

IV. Home, Work and Community

Food 1837-1970 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405319714

Construction 1840-1970 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405329347

Home Appliances 1854-1955 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405319717

Heavy Industry 1800-1915 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405329526

 

V. 20 th Century Transportation

Motor Vehicle 1876-1960 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405413621

Air 1900-1974 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405413653

Water, Rail 1900-90 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423649http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405413655

 

VI. Entertainment Broadcasting and Recording

Broadcasting http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405329275

Printing, Photo, Recording http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405319704

 

VII. Synthetics

Chemicals 1844-1975 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423581

Oil, Nuclear 1859-1980 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423561http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423601

 

VIII. Information and Biotechnology

Mainframe to Personal Computer 1947-1983 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423651http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423656

Laser to Telecom and Internet 1954-2000 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405413661http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423652

Health and Biotech 1860-2000 http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405433630http://new.photos.yahoo.com/rpjhand@pacbell.net/album/576460762405423650