How has human use of materials changed over time?

In this lesson, we will look at how human use of materials has changed over time. We will study the history of materials science and debate the question: 'Have humans changed materials or have materials changed humans?'

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Q1.Which of these was invented first?

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Q2.Who first discovered static electricity?

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Q3.What was Michael Faraday's major discovery?

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Q4.What was Lewis Howard Latimer's major discovery?

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Q5.What was the major discovery of Mildred Dresselhaus?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these was invented first?

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Q2.Who first discovered static electricity?

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Q3.What was Michael Faraday's major discovery?

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Q4.What was Lewis Howard Latimer's major discovery?

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Q5.What was the major discovery of Mildred Dresselhaus?

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How has human use of materials changed over time? Quiz

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Q1.What is a natural material?

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Q2.Which of these materials is natural?

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Q3.Which of these materials was used by humans first?

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Q4.Which of these materials was used first by humans?

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Q5.Which of these materials was used by humans first?

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How has human use of materials changed over time? Quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a natural material?

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Q2.Which of these materials is natural?

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Q3.Which of these materials was used by humans first?

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Q4.Which of these materials was used first by humans?

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Q5.Which of these materials was used by humans first?

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