Cameras

by Olivia Lopez

Purpose

The purpose of a camera is to take, save and share photos

Inventor

The original inventor of the camera was Alexander Wolcott, it was first patented by him in May 8th, 1840
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Then and Now

The first camera served the same purpose it does today, to take pictures. Although, it did take 8 hours to take a single shot. Now, however, a single shot only takes about 3 seconds.
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Innovation

The first innovation made to the camera was by Louis Jacque Daguerre when he invented the Daguerreotype process. Another innovation was made by Henry fox Talbot when he invented the calotype method. Another innovation ,and perhaps the biggest, was the addition of a built-in camera on cellphones, this innovation was manufactured by Samsung.
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Classification

The camera falls under the

STEM category of Communication

Positive impact

This invention has allowed people to share and document their trips, special occasions, and just their daily lives.
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Negative impact

This invention has helped people compare themselves to others and make them think others lives are superior to theirs.
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STEM chart

Example: Cameras

Science: How much elements needed to produce a clear picture and what to use to cure it

Technology: Figure out which method would make the perfect picture

Engineering: How to make the production of cameras faster and more efficient

Math: How large to make the lens, diameter, height, width

Change

One change I would make to this invention would be to make it more eco-friendly

Bibliography

Lovetoknow.com

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