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Transcript of Clocks
The invention of the clock
It is hard to say who exactly made the very first clock. However, we do know that Christian Huygens made the first pendulum clock in 1656. His clock was off only about one minute per day.
How is the clock used?
Impact of the Clock
The clock has given us a lot of positive things. It allows us a standard way to tell time that we can all understand. It also allows us to meet at set times and know when we can do things.
The clock does have at least one downside though. Consistently waking up to alarm clocks can raise blood pressure and heart rate.
The clock has been used to tell and measure time since it was invented. It is used in every day life and there is almost always some type of clock around you.
How it Happened
Decides the best materials to use and what would work.
Figures out how all the parts work and fit together
Figures out how the clock would go around in a circle and how the big hand and the little hand would stay in place.
Figures out how big the clock should be and how many hours should be in a day.
Innovations of the clock
It has changed from a simple pendulum clock to the digital clock, alarm clock, wrist watch alarm clock and many more.
More about the clock!
The clock is used for communication and information.
"Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time."
-James Cash Penney
By Lauren Hasselbeck and Kayla Dohrman