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Barbie's history

Lexi Wallace

on 6 February 2013

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Transcript of Barbie

Barbie By: Lexi Wallace and Danielle Bourne Barbie was made to be a role model for children showing they could be successful. However now she's just a toy.She was also invented because Ruth Handler's daughter,Barbara, had only paper dolls to play with. Barbie was named after Ruth's daughter and Ken was named after her son. Barbie Millicent Roberts was invented in1959 by Ruth Handler Lilli was the doll that inspired Barbie. She was originally a cartoon character. Ruth got rid of her bee-stung lips, heavy eyelashes, and widow's peek eyebrows to make Barbie. Lilli Impact on society Positive impact Negative impact Barbie entertains little kids and she's a good role model showing kids the can be whatever they want to be.when they grow up. Barbie has impossibly skinny, and has perfect unblemished skin that no one could ever have. Many kids want to be like Barbie but can't. Innovations original Ken original Barbie How Barbie was made Science: Math: Technology: Engineering: How tall should she be? How long should her arms and legs be? I Can Be Barbie Production Discovery of a three dimensional doll that has lifelike adult features. Creating a machine to make a doll that has life-like features with vinyl Production is the making of goods by manual labor or machinery on a large scale. About 964 million barbies are produced every year. So Barbie is production technology. Bibliography http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventions/a/The-History-Of-Barbie-Dolls.htm Mary Bellis, author http://www.women-inventors.com/Ruth-Handler.asp Barbie comes in different races, careers, and hair colors. She also has lots of friends, a boyfriend, and many little siblings. http://gmagoldie.hubpages.com/hub/INVENTOR-RUTH-HANDLER-AND-BARBIE-DOLL Author gmagoldie (username) http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/barbie-history.htm by Cristen Conger http://collectdolls.about.com/od/barbiemodern/p/barbiedolls.htm by Denise Van Pattern Tutti and Todd Chelsea Hispanic barbie Ken African American Barbie Doctor Barbie Stacie Krissy bikini barbie Using vinyl to make a doll that has adult-like features.
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