[2016] Rece Nottingham: History Of The Pen

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Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Writing
Grade:
6

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[2016] Rece Nottingham: History Of The Pen

3,000 BC

3500 BC

6th century BC

1780

1884

brighthubeducation.comReed pens were invented to write in the papyrus plant

dailykos.comOne of the first writing systems was developed to write on clay.

dailykos.com Quill pens came into existance

dailykos.comSteel pointpens came into view in Birmingham, England.

dailykos.comFountain pens came out in New York City

brighthubeducation.comReed pens came into existance to write on the papayrus plant.

Did you know modern ballpoint pens feature metal balls as the writing point. Often times these are made from tungsten carbide which is three times tougher than steel!

dailykos.comBall point pens came out in 1888

dailykos.com In World War 1 invisable ink pens were used

dailykos.com In 1945 a crowd of 5,000 people went into a New York store to take out a stock of 10,000 pens!

dailykos.com In 1950 BIC pens came out.


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