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Artifact: Television

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Artifact: Television

What is our artifact?
What is the purpose of the television?
Who created the television? When?
By: Nathan Weeks (3749), Katie Wells (3750), and Raul Zambrano (3752)
How was it used when originally invented? How is it used today?
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The Television
What are some of the innovations that this product has undergone since its original invention?

Which area of technology best classifies the artifact? Why?
How has this product impacted society in a positive way?

How has this product impacted society in a negative way?

STEM chart for television:
Quote by inventor about invention:
Thanks for viewing!
By: Nathan Weeks (3749), Katie Wells (3750), and Raul Zambrano (3751)
The purpose of the television is:
To entertain
To be able to advertise products
To watch news
For educational purposes
Philo Taylor Farnworth
created the television in
-Teaches people how to make crepes and other foods, so that they don’t go hungry. -Teaching people the fashion styles so that people can keep up with the trends.
-Used for social media so that people are keeping up with the news.
-Educational purposes/channels (History Channel, Animal Planet).
Innovations of the television:
Smaller pixels
High Definition (HD)
Flat Screen
Remote controls
Blu Ray
-Makes people gain weight (People can watch TV for hours because TV is on 24/7/365. NETFLIX is watched a lot because it has many shows, without commercials).
-People become more lazy (People won't take the time to interact with other people or the outdoors).
-The bill for watching TV all the time is very high, causing people to become poor.
Informational and Communication best represents the television because the television is/was used for spreading the news and new events in the world. Also for teaching people new things from environmental, animal-related, cooking, fashion, etc. shows.
Informational and Communication
Back Then
-Watching news
-Mostly Advertisement
-News/Curent Events
-Social Updates
-Music Videos
-Playing DVDs and VCRs
-Educational Purposes
Using the magnetism and electricity for projecting a picture. Energy being transferred.
Used the energy and electricity from other farm products. Sound waves and light waves. Past experience of other products

Using electrical laws and building pieces to project a picture. Making a structure that is portable.
Finding out the average of how much television costs and how much it is used. Also the amounts of electrical currents and charges. Measurements of building televisions
"This has made it all worthwhile."
^^^(The live televised first step by Neil Armstrong on the moon.)^^^
~Philo T. Farnsworth~
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