China has been the source of many innovations, scientific discoveries and
inventions. This includes the Four Great Inventions: papermaking, the compass, ...
from China: A Teaching Workbook, Asia for Educators, Columbia University. • Silk
• Tea • Porcelain • Paper ... Related Link: Timeline of Chinese Inventions ...
100 CE •. [received in the West, 1730]. peach and apricot [earlier origins in China
, but cannot be accurately dated]. paper, 105 CE. [received in the West, 1150].
Mar 4, 2011 ... China's long history has seen many extremely important inventions emerge.
Besides the four most famous inventions - papermaking, ...
history there are four great inventions
(四大發明, sì dà fā míng): the compass (指南针, zhǐnánzhēn), gunpowder (火药, huǒyào), paper (造纸术, zào zhǐ shù), and printing technology (活字印刷术, huózì yìnshuā shù). The Chinese invented
cannons made of cast iron, cast iron land... More »
Dr. Keith Ray surveys the four great Chinese inventions that have changed the
World. It is an article reprinted from SACU's China Eye magazine (2004).
Back to History for Kids. The Ancient Chinese were famous for their inventions
and technology. Many of their inventions had lasting impact on the entire world.
Traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine were also
practiced. Among the earliest inventions were the abacus, the "shadow clock,"
10: Gunpowder - Ancient Chinese inventions include some that we take for
granted today. Learn about the top inventions from ancient China.
Papermaking, gunpowder, printing and the compass are four great ancient
inventions by Chinese people that have had a huge impact on the entire world.