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Transcript of Yo-Yo invention
Bryn Layer Yo-yo invention Innovations The yo-yo was first made of
Terra-Cotta made by the ancient Greeks.
Around the 1920's it was later made of
Then the first plastic yo-yo was
made in the 1950's. Terra-cotta wood Plastic Yo-Yo Summary Our artifact is the yo-yo. The purpose of the
yo-yo is to entertain. The original yo-yo was made out
of Terra cotta by the ancient Greeks. The Greeks made
the Terra cotta yo-yo around 500 b.c. however, the modern
yo-yo wasn't invented for more than 2,000 years later! It was used to entertain children originally and today. The yo-yo was
made of Terra cotta, then wood and today it is sold in
metal or plastic. Facts! The yo-yo is the 2nd
oldest toy in the world. Yo-Yo means Come-Come. How has the yo-yo impacted
Society in a positive way? The yo-yo impacted society in a
positive way by having people play
with the yo-yo for a past time. Their
are yo-yo competition held today. "Life is a yo-yo, and mankind
ties knots in the string." Production How did the yo-yo affect
society negatively? Science Technology
Math Engineering When you hold the yo-yo
it has the potential to fall
as well as the potential
to spin due to the string. The ancient greeks made
the first yo-yo.
Later in the 1920s it was
made out of wood
Today the yo-yo is made of
plastic. The yo-yo is acted on by
gravity and by tension in
the string that produces
a spinning motion. The engineers had to design the
wood and plastic yo-yo. They
needed to make sure that the
spools were the same size.
The ancient greeks didn't
have paper back
then. Our artifact is
classified as a: Playing with the Yo-Yo can cause wrist
problems and arthritis. Different Yo-Yo tricks Itzy bitzy baby
Walk the dog
Drop the bucket
loop the loop
Shoot the moon
Hop the fence Motorcycle
Rock the baby
Double or nothing