Chinese Inventions: The Wheelbarrow

Xavier Brown and Corbin Hicks

The Wheelbarrow

The Wheelbarrow was invented 118 A.D. This item was invented at Han Dynasty. It helped people by moving their supplies to other locations. Also lifted people to where they needed to go for example. Say you had some supplies and need to carry them accross the town and it can't fit in your hands, and you cant walk very well you could use a wheelbarrow to deliever your supplies and yourself.

Chinese Wheelbarrow Website

http://www.ichina.org.uk/news.asp?type=1&id=1095 this website will tell you about where the wheelbarrow originated and a story about a women and her husband.

Wheelbarrow Pictures

http://shared.collected.info/ajax/showfeeds/shared/120//d Some wheelbarrows were made to carry people. Some are also wind powered.

Wheelbarrow Artical

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc4WcwDUrT8