chinese inventions

Timeline created by Hajrah.sheikh
In History
  • 2,650 BCE

    Chinese Tea

    Chinese Tea
    Basic tea cultivation and processing has not changed.Tea farmers grow small tea trees or shrubs on high ground.The Dutch British produced and traded tea throughout their empires.
  • -850 BCE

    gun powder

    gun powder
    Chinese invented gun powder
  • -250 BCE

    Chinese travel

    Chinese travel
    The Chinese developed the first compass. The compass were pieces of a magnetic mineral called lodestone
  • 150

    Porcelain

    Porcelain
    Another Chinese invention is a type of fine pottery called porcelain. Some historians think that the Chinese produced the first porcelain as early as the 1st century.Porcelain is made by combining clay with the minerals quartz and feldspar. The mixture is baked in a kiln, or pottery oven, at very high temperatures.
  • 150

    Disease Prevention

    Disease Prevention
    Chinese knowledge of medicine and disease prevention dates to ancient times.we know that many diseases are caused by germs. We prevent the spread of disease by using disinfectants—
    substances, such as chlorine bleach—that kill germs. The poisonous smoke used by the Chinese was a type of disinfectant.
  • 450

    Water travel

    Water travel
    They traveled by boats by rivers and lakes.They invented a boat called paddle wheel.This boat made travel faster.
  • 450

    Paper making

    Paper making
    The Chinese invented the art of paper making by the second century .The earliest Chinese paper was probably made from hemp and then the bark of the mulberry tree.
  • 700

    Military technology

    Military technology
    The Chinese developed powerful weapons like gun powder. The Chinese had made the first weapon that used gun powder, the flamethrower.
  • 1200

    Game cards and Paper money

    Game cards and Paper money
    Game cards were invented in china in about the 9th century. Printers used woodblock printing to make the cards from thick paper. Paper was invented by the Chinese in the 8th or early 9th century. Song printers were using multiple wood block to print each bill.
  • Period:
    -300 BCE
    to
    1400

    Chinese history