Inventions and tools of renaissance Carmen Zahkna Janar Sarapu
Clocks <ul><li>The first mechanical clock was invented in the early 1300's </li></ul><ul><li>Time began to be measured in ...
 
Eyeglasses <ul><li>Historians are not certain who invented the first spectacles </li></ul><ul><li>In the late 13 th  C pai...
Flush toilet <ul><li>In 1596 Sir John Harrington made the first flush toilet for himself and his godmother Queen Elizabeth...
Gunpowder <ul><li>Gunpowder was invented around 1040 </li></ul><ul><li>Between 1670 and 1729 William Congreve developed ro...
Printing press <ul><li>Was invented in 1436 by a German named Johannes Gutenberg </li></ul><ul><li>The Bible was the first...
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  1. 1. Inventions and tools of renaissance Carmen Zahkna Janar Sarapu
  2. 2. Clocks <ul><li>The first mechanical clock was invented in the early 1300's </li></ul><ul><li>Time began to be measured in hours (24 hours equaling a day) </li></ul><ul><li>The pendulum greatly improved the constant movement of the hands or bell of a clock </li></ul><ul><li>During the 1600's, use of the screw in assembling the clocks were first used </li></ul>
  3. 4. Eyeglasses <ul><li>Historians are not certain who invented the first spectacles </li></ul><ul><li>In the late 13 th C paintings first appeared with people wearing or holding spectacles </li></ul><ul><li>Spectacles were invented in Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1300 the Venetian Glassmaker's Guild made regulations on glasses </li></ul><ul><li>In 1623 the Spanish invented the first graded lenses </li></ul>
  4. 5. Flush toilet <ul><li>In 1596 Sir John Harrington made the first flush toilet for himself and his godmother Queen Elizabeth </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Cummings reinvented the flush toilet more commonly called the water closet </li></ul>
  5. 6. Gunpowder <ul><li>Gunpowder was invented around 1040 </li></ul><ul><li>Between 1670 and 1729 William Congreve developed rockets to use during wars </li></ul><ul><li>In the 17 th C the gun was developed by the English and Dutch armies </li></ul>
  6. 7. Printing press <ul><li>Was invented in 1436 by a German named Johannes Gutenberg </li></ul><ul><li>The Bible was the first book to be mass produced </li></ul><ul><li>It was published in 1456 in Mainz, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Literature spread around the world </li></ul>

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