Chinese Inventions Project

Chinese Inventions Project

Storyboard Text

  • Gunpowder
  • Without gunpowder, I would not be able to watch fireworks!
  • Compass
  • It's good I have this compass so I know what direction I am going.
  • Without steel, sewing needs, some buildings, and more would not have been created.
  • Gunpowder helps make bullets for weapons, and helps make fireworks.
  • Printing Press
  • The printing press helped create more books so more people can read them.
  • This kite helps scare away enemies.
  • Compass helps you know what direction you're going in.
  • Kite
  • Steel helps make machines, sewing needles, buildings, etc.
  • Silk
  • Silk is very expensive. It takes over 300 cocoons to make a silk blanket!
  • The printing press helped create more books.
  • The kite was invented over 2,500 years ago and was first made of silk and bamboo. It was used by soldiers from the Han dynasty to scare away enemies.
  • For years, the process of making silk was secret. It is made from the cocoon of a caterpillar that feeds on mulberry leaves.
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