Pearson, Owen

by saintfrancis
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Historical biographies
Grade:
7

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Pearson, Owen

Alessandro Volta was born in Como, Italy in 1745. In 1774, Volta was appointed professor of physics in Como at the Royal School, and professor of physics at university of Pavia, in 1779. Volta invented The Battery or Voltaic Pile in 1800. It consists of zinc, copper, and cardboard with brine on it. The purpose of the invention was to carry electricity. This invention affected America because now we have the abilityto listen to the radio or to power our electronics.

Accomplishments

1745- Born in Como, Italy1774- Professor of Physics at the Royal School1779- Professor of Physics at University of Pavia1800- Invented The Battery

Alessandro Volta was the first person ever to invent something such as The Battery. It's one of the greatest uses of electricity.

Lasting Impact

Mr. Volta changed our lives forever. Without him we wouldn't have as much entertainment.

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