inventions by kids
top ten modern inventions
In 1875, Alexander Graham Bell built the first telephone that electrically transmitted the human voice.
In 1884, Paul Nipkow sent images over wires using a rotating metal disk technology with 18 lines of resolution.
1st color television
Today, 98 % of American homes have at least one TV.
Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin on March 14, 1794. The cotton gin is a machine that separates seeds, hulls and other unwanted materials from cotton after it has been picked.
Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. Andrew Moyer patented the first method of industrial production of penicillin in 1948.
The use of penicillin saved thousands of lives in WWII.
There are many major milestones in the history of computers, starting with 1936,
when Konrad Zuse built the first freely programmable computer.
James Watt invented what is considered the first modern steam engine in 1765.
Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Alva Edison didn't "invent" the light bulb,but rather he improved upon a 50-year-old idea. In 1869, Edison invented a carbon filament that burned for forty hours.
Technology in my very own personal life
Floor furnace downstairs for heat--no heat upstairs.
We did have two cars. I did not have my own car until college.
Pong. The first video game I played in high school.
Microwave . I got one a few years after college.
Computer. We got when in our house in 1993 when my daughter was 11.