Innovations of Tomorrow

Technologies of Yesteryear

Most new innovations are not truly new: they are built upon existing technologies, or they use existing technologies in a new way.

This resource is designed for use by students and teachers as they explore science, technology, engineering, and innovation. In addition to serving as an introduction to different technologies, Tech Chains exposes students to deep science behind each.


Sample Lessons

Lesson plans using resources presently available can be found on our Lessons page.


About the Authors

Matthew Hagaman has taught science and technology in grades K-8 and at the university level. Matthew holds an M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology from Western Illinois University, an M.A. in Art Education from Eastern Illinois University, and a B.S. in Elementary Education.

Sara Smith teaches science and STEM in grades K-8. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Bradley University and is certified to teach English as a second language in grades K-9.


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