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Impact of Pencils
Transcript of Impact of Pencils
Since the invention of the pencil, in around 1564 in England, we've seen many changes in large aspects of our society. It has become one of the the most common writing utensils, used in school, work, and other forms of writing.
Huge supply of graphite found in England
Producing of pencils spread throughout the world
Pencils had a revolutionary effect on the growth of our society
Very easy and cheap writing utensil to produce in mass amounts
Pencils have became one of the top writing utensils
Used daily in school for writing
Over 2 billion used yearly in the United States alone
Pencils in Work
Carpenter pencils are very commonly used in construction
Provides very easy way to mark distances and write down anything necessary
Suitable for marking on rough surfaces, such as concrete and wood
Pencils began to be used for writing letters to people across the world
By Joe Fyrqvist
The invention of the pencil had a huge impact on many phases of life throughout the world. It added a cheap and efficient method of writing, which gave us a new way to communicate long distance in letters. Also, pencils became the standard writing utensil for school. Pencils are commonly used in jobs as well, for instance, giving carpenters a device to mark surfaces. Also, it gave artists a completely new dimension, providing an erasable device for drawing. With one simple invention, so many aspects of our culture were improved.
The pencil was a huge addition to artists.
Could erase mistakes and fix problems