Chinese Discoveries and Inventions
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a document or physical object which was created during the time under study.
a document or written work created after an event under study.
rockets were first used in what?
this was made of a rock called lodestone, which, when floating, points north-south.
this would raise boats 100 feet above sea level, allowing boats to pass from one level to another.
moveable type print
printers made characters out of clay, baked them, and then placed them in an iron frame; this uses a separate block for each character.
fine dishes are still called "china" after fine what?
invented in China during the 9th century, this substance became the dominate military technology used to expand European and Asian empires by the 15th century.
this was made in two-stages; the first stage carrying the weapon over the enemy and the second stage dropping arrows.
this was printed with wood blocks using many colors on each bill; it was used as a form of currency.
dripping water turned this, and every quarter hour drums would beat, and a bell would chime.
first made in 200 B.C.E, this substance originated from cast iron by melting and molding iron ore; interestingly, it is much stronger than iron.