Take an example of one specific medieval technology. Find other sources on that technology and explain its development in more detail than the book does for about half your paper. In the other half of your paper, discuss the interaction of the technology you have chosen with society. You must give specific historical examples, not just speculation. It will probably be easier to focus on the impact of technology on society, but if you prefer you can focus on the impact of society on technology.
practical details: http://pammack.sites.clemson.edu/lec3220/paperinstructions.html
Your paper must focus on historical
details on a specific topic, not vague generalizations
how specific? one kind of water wheel or or one use for water power or one region
take the example of the mechanical