James Wright was a engineer before he invented silly putty.
Date of birth and death:
James Wright was born on march,25,1874-james Wright died on august,20,1961.
Silly putty is made with silicone oil and boric acid.
Date of Invention:
Silly putty was invented in 1943 and introduced into the world in the 1950’s.
Face created from silly putty!
How it impacted society:
It changed the way kids played.
Most kids played with toys and watch tv all day before silly putty was introduced into the world.
Kids like silly putty because silly putty is fun to play with and kids have something to do than just be lazy and watch tv.
If it is still used today:
Yes silly putty is still used today.
Original silly putty Package
Who invented it:
James Wright was said to be the first inventor of silly putty.
a Picture of James Wright
Full Name: James frost Wright.
Died: august/20/1961 at age 87.
Lived in: James Wright lived in Newbold, Leicestershine, England.
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