Chinese invented PrintingWood block printing was invented in AD 868 and then moveable type around 200 years later. This was actually hundreds of years before the invention of the printing press by Gutenberg in Europe.
China invented a compassThe Chinese invented the magnetic compass to help determine the correct direction. They used this in city planning at first, but it became very important to map makers and for the navigation of ships.
China invented gunpowder.In 904 AD Taoists invented gunpowder and By 300 AD, a Jin dynasty scientist named Ge Hong had certainly written down the ingredients of gunpowder and described the explosion. Gunpowder is made with sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter, or potassium nitrate.
China invented boat rudderBoat Rudder - The rudder was invented as a way to steer large ships. This enabled the Chinese to build huge ships as early as 200 AD, well before they were ever built in Europe.
Period: 200 BCE to 1400 BCE
CHINESE INVENTIONSthese are the dates of the chinese inventions.
China invented paper.In 105 AD china invented paper. It took them 3000 years to come up with paper. Paper was invented around 100 BC. Paper was invented by the HAN DYNASTY. Paper is made by chopped mulberry bark and hemp rags with water, mashing it flat, and then pressing out the water and letting it dry in the sun.
umbrellaFrom parasol to umbrella. The Chinese have used umbrellas and parasols for about two thousand years, and the folding umbrella was invented, according to historical accounts, during the Cao Wei dynasty about 1,700 years ago. The earliest umbrellas were made from silk, and only later was paper used
Hot air balloonThe hot air balloon was made out paper. Their would be an oil lamp inside of it to make the balloon float and give it light.
The hot air balloon was made out paper. Their would be an oil lamp inside of it to make the balloon float and give it light.
The hot air balloon is the oldest human carrying device. It is part of a class aircraft called balloon aircraft. They would use the light to distract the enemy.
china invented silkSilk was a soft and light material much desired by the wealthy throughout the world. It became such a valuable export that the trade route running from Europe to China became known as the Silk Road. The Chinese learned how to make silk from the cocoons of silkworms. They managed to keep the process for making silk a secret for hundreds of years.