Movers _ Shakers2 by shuifanglj

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									           Movers & Shakers:
Inventions during the Industrial Revolution
         How does technology improve
               people’s lives?
   John Kay                         Eli Whitney
     Flying Shuttle (1733)
                                      Cotton   Gin (1794)
 Impact – increases cloth
                               Impact - Quicker, improved
production
                              cotton industry
   James Watt                            Henry Bessemer
    Improved    Steam Engine (1784)        Steel   production (1855)
 Impact - Faster, more                Impact – easier, faster to
reliable transportation                make steel
   Thomas Edison                   George Eastman
     Light Bulb (1879)
                                     Film   Camera (1888)
    Phonograph    (1878)
                                   Impact – Able to easily take
    Motion   Pictures (1888)    pictures (photographs)
  Impact – Reliable source of
light, mass entertainment
   Alexander Graham Bell              Guglielmo Marconi
    Telephone   (1876)                 Radio   (1902)
 Impact - Able to transmit sound    Impact - Provided wireless
over long distances, improving      communication
communication
   The Wright Brothers             Henry Ford
    The   Airplane (1903)            Automobile Assembly Line &
                                      the Model T (1908)
  Impact - Improved mobility &
                                   Impact - Assembly line
started aircraft industry
                                  production made cars affordable
   Louis Pasteur                       Joseph Lister
     Pasteurization (1862)             Antiseptics (1867)

 Impact - Reduced infection,    Impact - Higher survival rate in
preserved food                  surgery
   Pavlov & Freud                       Charles Darwin
     Studies in Psychology (1800s)        Theory of Evolution (1859)

Impact – better understanding of      Impact – stirs controversy and
how mind works                        conflicts with religious teachings
Other Inventions/Ideas
   James Hargreaves (Spinning Jenny)
   I.M. Singer (Sewing Machine)
   Robert Fulton (Steamboat)
   Joseph Cugnot (Automobile)
   Samuel Morse (Telegraph Communication)
   Cyrus Field (Transatlantic Cable)
   Alessandro Volt (Battery)
   Gregor Mendel (Genetic Laws)
   John Dalton (Atom Theory)
   Pierre & Marie Currie (Radioactivity)

								
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