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The wheel tomas restrepo 1

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The wheel tomas restrepo 1

  1. 1. The Wheel The most important invention of humankind Tomás Restrepo Ochoa History 6 (6)
  2. 2. <ul><li>A wheel is a circular device that is capable of rotating on an axle through its centre, facilitating movement or transportation while supporting a load, or performing labour in machines ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel ) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who invented the wheel? <ul><li>Around the year 8,000 B.C in Asia, the humans invented probably the most amazing artifact in the planet, THE WHEEL. </li></ul><ul><li> ( http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/wheel.htm ). </li></ul><ul><li>Aparently the artifact whit wheels appear in simulstaneusly in tree places at the same time. They were found in the Northern Caucasus, Central Europe and Mesopotamia around the year 4,000 B.C </li></ul><ul><li>( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel ) </li></ul><ul><li>The fisrt time we know about the wheel is in mesopotamia 3500 years B.C </li></ul>
  4. 4. http://www.alexandriaarchive.org/opencontext/iraq_ghf/ur_standard/ur_standard_8.jpg
  5. 5. <ul><li>I believe the wheel is the most important invention of all time, because nearly every machine involves a wheel, such us vehicles, watches, airplanes among others. It’s hard to imagine any mechanized system that would be possible without the wheel. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also important because it has helped humankind in transportation and also in carrying heavy loads. </li></ul>

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