Information Communication Technology history is a very new subject but one that will be very interesting to children and it could make a great project subject.
ScienceKids – This site provides a good set of pages related to technology facts. We all use it but how many of us know even the basic facts about the technology we use daily?
Computer Facts – from Science Kids – give us interesting facts to study. “Enjoy some great computer facts and interesting information about these amazing devices which play such an important role in our modern day lives. Learn about parts of the computer such as the RAM, ROM and CPU as well as fun info about how we use computers to make our lives easier and more enjoyable.” (ScienceKids Website)
Types of Robots – from Science Kids
Internet Facts – from Science Kids
Video Games Facts – “Learn about the history of gaming and enjoy a wide range of fun video game facts. Whether you’re into Playstation, Xbox or Nintendo consoles you’ll find information relating to all of the above and more. Get gaming industry facts, read about the history of gaming, learn what type of game genres are popular and much more.”(ScienceKids Website)
Cell Phone Facts “What kind of features do modern cell phones have and how do we use them to improve our lives? Find out the answer to this and many more mobile phone related questions you may have.”(ScienceKids Website)
Easy Science for Kids – This site also offers a page about Computers: History, Components and Future
Time Toast – This site hosts an interesting timeline – all about information communication technology history which children will certainly love exploring!
This is a fascinating example of technology history. It is a trial model of a part of the Analytical Engine, built by Babbage, as displayed at the Science Museum (London).