STEAM ENGINE

AYESHA ARNOLD ,2-4-14 ,COACH JOHNSON

Thomas Newcomen is our proud inventor of the steam engine

Thomas was an English inventor, built the first commercially successful steam engine in 1712. His steam engine was used widely in Europe and throughout Britain's coal-mining regions to remove water from mines. It remained popular for over 60 years until the Scottish engineer James Watt developed a greatly improved steam engine

question on steam engines you might have

1)How dose it work?

Meant to help trains and ships

2) What is the purpose ?

To help things move

3) When was it made?

1712

4)What is the need for this invention?

to help boats and trains go faster

5) Why is this important in history?

the day boats and trains go faster

steam engine

Bibliography

Hartman, J. P.
"Steam engine." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2014.

Web.
13 Feb. 2014

http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar531140&st=steam-engine