James Watt

World's First Engineer

By: Reagan Melton

About James

  • James was the first engineer.
  • He invented the steam engine.
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Steam Engine

  • A fire where the coal burns.
  • A boiler full of water that the fire heats up to make steam.
  • A cylinder and piston, rather like a bicycle pump but much bigger.
  • Steam from the boiler is piped into the cylinder, causing the piston to move first one way then the other