Advancements in Culture Made by the Islamic Community

Describe advancements in culture made by the Islamic community, pick one or more of their contributions, and discuss it.

Choose your contribution(s) and begin conducting research. What is it? How was it discovered or invented? Who discovered or invented it? Why was it popular at the time? Why was it innovative at the time? How does it affect us today? Explain the contribution you have chosen. Then, compare and contrast it to something similar we have here in modern times.