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Education Programme

Discovering the Past, Inspiring a Better Future

Award-winning educational resources and products for schools, universities, libraries and corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes.

1001 Inventions is an award-winning international science and cultural heritage brand reaching over 100 million people around the world. The 1001 Inventions Education Programme distributes a range of exciting and colourful educational products and hands on resources that are all extensively researched by academics and designed industry experts.

► Contact us today and introduce the fascinating world of Muslim Heritage to your corporate clients, employees, local communities or school children and teachers.

1001 Inventions uncovers one thousand years of scientific, technological and cultural achievements from Muslim Civilisation from the 7th century onwards, and how those contributions helped create the foundations of our modern world.

Through its award-winning educational programmes, books, block-buster exhibitions and films, 1001 Inventions showcases the contributions of men and women of different faiths and cultures in a civilisation that spread from Spain to China.

1001 INVENTIONS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

The 1001 Inventions Education Programme is an international distribution programme providing opportunities for private individuals, corporations, government organisations and educational institutions to introduce the fascinating world of Muslim Heritage to a wider audience.

► CORPORATIONS: The 1001 Inventions books and DVD films make the ideal corporate gifts to enrich professional partnerships or as part of an educational outreach for a corporate social responsibility programme.

► EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: Join over 8,000 Schools and Universities around the world that have already received 1001 Inventions Education Packs. Each pack contains books, posters, hands on activities, teachers guides, films and games. 

► INDIVIDUALS: Sponsored high quality 1001 Inventions Education Packs make the ideal gift to local schools and universities. Each pack contains books, films, classroom activity sheets, set of 10 large colourful posters, teacher guides and other resources. The packs can be personalised with a letter in the name of the individual sponsor, prepared and dispatched by the 1001 Inventions team.

► GOVERNMENT ORGANISATIONS: Large-scale distribution of 1001 Inventions Education Packs to local authorities, schools, agency employees and staff. Each pack can be customised and personalised.

Contact us today and join this inspirational journey of discovery into the world of Muslim Heritage!

EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS AND RESOURCES

1001 Inventions book ‘Muslim Heritage in Our World’

The flagship book first published in 2006 and now in its 3rd edition published by National Geographic. Receiving huge international academic acclaim selling more than 200,000 copies.


1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage In Our World in English, Arabic and Turkish

With more than 370 pages of colour photographs and written in an accessible style, a golden age of civilisation from 600 to 1600 CE will unfold before the reader. Scholars in Muslim Civilisation were trailblazers in fields as diverse as medicine and mechanics, cartography and chemistry, education and engineering, architecture and astronomy. No area was too obscure to miss the scrutiny of enquiry backed up by rigid scientific experimentation.  The book invites readers on a journey of discovery through a thousand years of science and technology into the lives of medieval pioneers whose ingenious inventions have helped create our world today.

 

   

Teacher's Guide to 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

Free to download, the official teacher's guide to children’s companion to the exhibition produced by National Geographic Kids for ages 8-12 uses the winning formula of facts, photos and fun. Packed with fascinating facts, it reveals ancient inventions, discoveries, and ideas that have shaped how we live today.

For more information please click here.

       
   

Teacher's Guide to 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

Free to download, the official teacher's guide to children’s companion to the exhibition produced by National Geographic Kids for ages 8-12 uses the winning formula of facts, photos and fun. Packed with fascinating facts, it reveals ancient inventions, discoveries, and ideas that have shaped how we live today.

For more information please click here.

       
   

1001 Inventions DVD 

Multi award-winning "1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets" film in three different languages (Arabic, English and Turkish). Includes bonus features.

For more information please click here.

       
     

1001 Inventions Teacher's Pack

This pack has been devised to support teachers and the classroom environment. Includes science activities for 11-16 year olds for the Science National Curriculum.

The 1001 Inventions Teacher's Pack maps relevant historical Islamic scientific and technological discoveries and principles to the national curriculum for secondary schools.

For more information please click here.

       
1001 Inventions Posters    

1001 Inventions Educational Poster Set

A set of 10 large A1 sized posters perfect for your school, college, home or university. Beautifully designed, these posters can be used in schools or can even form your own mini exhibition on Muslim Heritage.

Includes the 7 x Our Zones Posters plus an excellent Our History Timeline Poster, the Muslim Heritage World Map Poster and the Muslim Scholars Poster.

For more information please click here.

     

 

       
   

1001 Inventions Trump Cards

Exclusive sets of trump cards.The perfect game to play for the family at home, school or on the move.

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Topkapi Jigsaw

Exclusive limited edition 70 piece 1001 Inventions Jigsaw of the famous Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.

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Zheng He Ship Model

Zheng He Model Ship Toy woodcraft construction kit to make a Zheng He style model junk ship.

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Flying Gyro Plane

Drawing inspiration from aviation pioneer Abbas ibn Firnas, the branded Flyro Gyro uses gyroscopic forces to fly incredible distances.

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Solar Powered Watermill

This wooden construction kit includes a rotating solar-powered water wheel. it is a beautiful and educational replica kit to inspire and enthral budding young engineers

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Camera Obscura

Another great construction kit of camera obscura (Latin word for dark room which Ibn al-Haytham used in his research). See the world upside down. the kit comes with a viwing screen and full instructions.

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Academy award winner Ben Kingsley, as Al-Jazari, in 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets, film for the 1001 Inventions exhibition

"In a [Muslim] civilisation that stretched from Spain to China, the golden rays of discovery and invention shone over everything. Through Scholars and scientists of various faiths some of the most important discoveries known to man were made at this time." 

Academy award winner Ben Kingsley as Al-Jazari in 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets,
film for the 1001 Inventions exhibition