Cell Phones

By: Carolyn, Dani, Pablo and Iris

What is it made of?

Most cell phones are made of 40 percent metals, 40 percent plastics, and 20 percent ceramics and trace materials.

Who and where was it invented?

On April 3, 1973, Motorola employee Martin Cooper invented the first mobile phone, which took place in Manhattan.

How does it work?

Cell phones allow us to communicate quicker by calling and texting.

What is its impact on society?

Cell phones help us connect easier with others. Instead of writing a letter and mailing it to someone all we have to do is text them. Instead of going to meet someone to talk we can call them. I think cell phones have made us lazy and socially awkward..

How has it impacted the way people use their resources?

Cell phones have reduced the way we do a lot of things. For example, not as many people send mail now because they can send emails or text messages. There are a lot of other apps that people use to replace face to face interaction.

How has it impacted the way people interact with others?

Many people have a hard time communicating face to face. We have become socially awkward in some ways, due to the amount of time we spend communicating on our cell phones.

How has it impacted where people are able to live?

Cell phones have impacted where we live, because most people rely on cell phones. If there is no cellular connection in an area people are not likely to move there.

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