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1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets.

Find out about some of the inventions from The House of Wisdom by watching this short film.

The House of Wisdom

Find out more about the House of Wisdom by watching this short video clip - this clip accompanies Lesson 2.

Lesson 2: Animation of Al-Jazari's Elephant Clock.

Watch this clip carefully to find out about Al-Jazari's Elephant Clock which show you how it worked.

Baghdad in 900AD, the golden age of Islam - Lost Lands.

Learn a little bit about what life was like in Baghdad in AD 900 with Ali and help him to solve a riddle.

Find out how Houses looked in Baghdad 900AD.

An ancient Islamic nomad is giving up his camel-hair tent and has designed his own 'forever' family home to settle in Baghdad.

Find out about the food eaten in Baghdad 900AD in this clip.

This cooking show parody introduces children to early Islamic food. A-Razi prepares goat stew Ahmed makes a fish dish drink and Aisha uses traditional flavours to enhance her lamb stew!

Invention & Innovation in Baghdad 900AD.

Through this popular reality TV parody, gain an insight into early Islamic inventions. This clip is a little like Dragon's Den BUT the inventions shown are all from the Golden Age.

1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al Haytham.

Watch this short film from '1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham'. Ibn Al-Haytham was a famous mathematician, astronomer and physicist and is referred to as the 'father of modern optics'.