What the Ancients Knew: The Chinese
Call Number: CHNDOCDVDW1
Alternate Title:What the Ancients Knew: The Chinese
Director: Jack Turner
Duration: 49 mins
Subtitle Language(s): English
This video profiles how ancient Chinese technologists used gunpowder, porcelain, the cast iron plow, kites, the magnetic compass, moveable type, the blast furnace, the multistage rocket and more. Host Jack Turner demonstrates how ancient machines worked and explains why they were developed.