Inventions in the textile industry, 18th century

Inventions in the 18th century resulted in huge advances in the development of the textile industry.

How does it work - Refrigerator

This animation demonstrates how a refrigerator works.

Triceratops

A type of herbivorous dinosaur easily recognizable by its large frill and three horns which lived in the Cretaceous period.

What is the time?

A game to practice the use of analog and digital clocks.

Ames room

An Ames room is a distorted room that is used to create an optical illusion.

Medieval keep

Keeps were typical buildings in the Middle Ages, also built independently from castles.

Pteranodon longiceps

A prehistoric flying reptile, similar to birds. However, there is no direct evolutionary link between the two.

The Statue of Liberty (New York)

The statue was donated by the French to the USA for the centenary of gaining independence.

Forces

The animation shows the way forces act on wheeled vehicles and vehicles with runners.

Southern wood ant

An ant colony consist of a queen, male ants and workers.

Air pollution

This animation demonstrates the main sources of air pollution: Agricultural, industrial and urban air pollution.

System of public utilities

System that satisfies consumers’ demands of water supply, wastewater disposal, electricity, heat and gas supply and telecommunication.

Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is a photosensitive green pigment found in plants; it absorbs light energy, thus plays a vital role in photosynthesis.

Ammonites

An extinct group of Cephalopoda, with solid external skeletons. They are excellent index fossils.

Mongol Khan (13th century)

The ruler of the vast Mongol Empire was the Khan.

European honeybee

Honeybees produce a sweet and nutritious substance, honey.

Aztec ruler (15th century)

The Aztec Empire was a despotic, militaristic state.

The Knights Templar (12th-13th century)

One of the most important religious military orders, formed in the era of the Crusades.

Aztec warriors (15th century)

The fearsome looking Aztec warriors could not stop the Spanish conquistadors with their primitive weapons.

Byzantine Emperor (6th century)

The Byzantine Emperor was the head of the Byzantine Empire, the direct continuation of the Roman Empire.

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