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Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
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GRADE LEVEL: 3-12

CONTENT:
The Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century chronicles the technological accomplishments of the century that helped shape our world today.

AESTHETICS:
This site has an uncomplicated layout with links to each achievement on the front page.

ORGANIZATION:
Each of the 20 achievements, ranked in order of importance, is available from the main page, and each area has a link back to the home page. There is also a printer-friendly version of the site.

REVIEW:
This Web site focuses on the contributions of 20th-century engineering ingenuity and innovation that helped shape the world in which we live. The achievements were selected and ranked by a panel of experts based on the greatest contribution to the quality of life in the past 100 years. From electrification (number 1) to the development of high-performance materials (number 20), users will find the history of these everyday innovations as well as a timeline. This is a great resource for gathering information for reports but could also make interesting lessons in the way technology has shaped our lives, the contributions of engineers to society, and more.

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