The 1001 Inventions educational materials are designed to support teachers and the classroom environment.
1001 Inventions is a science and cultural heritage brand that's loved and trusted by family audiences around the world. Educational properties include: exhibits, books, characters, image library, school materials, toys and much more educational and enjoyable products.
Our ultimate objective is simple, to have the 1001 Inventions educational materials used in every school and educational institution all around the world!
Our Books for Schools Programme is designed for individual and corporate philanthropists who wish to directly support the educational mission of 1001 Inventions. Through this programme you or your organization can sponsor the purchase and distribution of 1001 Inventions books and classroom materials to schools, colleges and universities within the territory of your choice.
The main aim of this pack is to help science teachers teach the science content of the National Curriculum in a fun and engaging manner while highlighting contributions by Muslim scientific scholars.
By offering easily digestible historical facts and simple experiments to demonstrate key scientific and technological principles this resource offers an exciting opportunity to promote understanding and contributions of the Muslim civilisation in a hands-on and minds-on fashion that is accessible to younger audiences between the ages of 11 and 16.
How to use this Pack
The activities are a result of collaboration between Foundation of Science, Technology and Civilisation, science teachers and consultants. It is structured around the Science National Curriculum requirements at Key Stages 3 and 4 and contains one activity for the Design and Technology curriculum. Each activity is ready to photocopy and is accompanied by teacher notes including the areas of the curriculum which are covered, instructions on how to run the activity and relevant background material.
Sample Activity Sheet from the 1001 Inventions Teacher's Pack
Our flagship book 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage In Our World, published in 2006 in English, received international academic acclaim selling more than 200,000 copies. Arabic and Turkish versions of the book are on sale, and further translation opportunities are available through our Commercial Team.
1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
The official children’s companion to the exhibition produced by National Geographic for ages 8-12 uses the winning formula of facts, photos and fun. Each page is packed with information on little-known history of Muslim civilization, showing how their achievements still apply to our world today.
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.
1001 Inventions produces a range of branded educational merchandise catering for a wide age range. 1001 Inventions products support and enhance the brand and the heritage it represents through educational gameplay and learning.
Scientists, inventors, medics, engineers and mathematicians of all faiths and cultures across Muslim civilisation, worked together in harmony for the betterment of society and shaped the way we live today. 1001 Inventions celebrates these men and women, often referred to as ‘Heroes of the Golden Age’, as they are synonymous with the brand and heritage it represents.
These characters each have an astounding story to tell about their lives, their accomplishments and their impact on our modern world. 1001Inventions brings these characters to life through our films, books and blockbuster touring exhibitions. Animated versions of these historical characters are shown below.