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  5. 5. Paper ~ China 105 AD Modern paper, and the papermaking process, was invented in China around 105 AD. Paper was named after “papyrus,” a reed that the ancient Egyptians used to make material to write on. Ancient people used pressed reeds and rags for paper. Today companies use wood pulp to make paper Free Science Videos for Kids
  6. 6. Telescope: 16th centuryHistorians believe Hans Lippersheyinvented the telescope in 1608. Whenhe placed two lenses in a tube,distant objects seemed to be muchcloser. The great Italian scientistGalileo (1564-1642) is also creditedwith inventing the telescope to studythe stars and planets. Free Science Videos for Kids
  7. 7. Toilet: 16th century The toilet was created and then improved by many people over the last 500 years – in fact, it continues to be “reinvented” to this day. Sir John Harington invented the very first flush toilet in the 16th century for Queen Elizabeth in her palace. She called it the “water closet.” Free Science Videos for Kids
  8. 8. The Telephone: 1876Alexander Graham Bell turned sound vibrations intovariations in electrical current that could be transmittedthrough wires from one place to another. His inventionstarted the ideas for intercoms, walkie-talkies, radiosignals, FAX messages and even the Internet. Free Science Videos for Kids
  9. 9. Light Bulb: 1879The electric light bulb wasinvented in 1879 by twopeople, Thomas Alva Edisonin the United States and SirJoseph Wilson Swan inEngland. Swan actually madethe first electric light, buthad trouble keeping the lighton inside the bulb. Edisonwas successful in producing a16-watt light bulb thatlasted 1500 hours. Free Science Videos for Kids
  10. 10. • The Stoplight: Early• The Automobile: Early 1900’s 1900’s• Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot of France built the first • African-American inventor self-propelled vehicle. Garrett A. Morgan In 1769, his steam- developed a traffic signal powered tricycle carried that raised and lowered four passengers for 20 “Stop” and “Go” signs. minutes at a top speed This technology has been of 3.6 km/hr. It was in electrified, then 1908 that Henry ford computerized, but not started a car company replaced because the making the model T. science of its use was The car was inexpensive Science Videos forboth revolutionary and and easy to drive. Free ahead of its time. Kids
  11. 11. Airplane: 1903Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the first poweredairplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The flight onlylasted 57 seconds, but opened the door to passengerflights, jet planes, and even space flights. Free Science Videos for Kids
  12. 12. Television: 1927Philo Farnsworth sent the firsttelevision signal in his lab in SanFrancisco, California in 1927.The image was a simple blackline that was being rotated tosee if the television could recordand reproduce its movement.The first TV didn’t have anysound, but Philo loved inventingand continued to improve hisidea of the television. He alsodeveloped the idea of radar andthe black light, which makesthings look as if they’ glowing. Free Science Videos for Kids
  13. 13. Computer: 1945 Machines for doing complex math calculations were used by the Chinese thousands of years ago. In 1945, the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator was invented. The machine filled a very large room and had its own air conditioner. Modern developments such as the computer chip, a computer can fit into the palm of your Free Science Videos for Kids
  14. 14. CD’sCompact Disc: 1980 • Digital Video Disc: 1995 • No one person is responsible for inventing the DVDPhilips Company began working technology. Ten of theon the compact disc world’s largest electronics,technology in the mid-1960’s, TV, computer andbut it wasn’t on the market entertainment companiesuntil 1980. Philips joined with worked together to createSony Corporation to create the DVD format in 1995.the first compact disc players DVD’s look similar in size and appearance to a compactin Japan. As the cost of CD disc but they hold a lot moretechnology dropped, it’s information than a CD;become possible for musicians everything from massiveall around the world to record computer programs to full-and sell their music. length movies. Free Science Videos for Kids
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