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Social Studies. The Evolution of Communication. Social Studies. The Evolution of Communication. How do you communicate? The history of communication goes back thousands of years. What has this progress meant to you today?. Social Studies. The Evolution of Communication.

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the evolution of communication1

Social Studies

The Evolution of Communication
  • How do you communicate?
  • The history of communication goes back thousands of years.
  • What has this progress meant to you today?
the evolution of communication2

Social Studies

The Evolution of Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • The most common form of communication.
    • Spoken communication
    • Languages and dialects
      • What dialects are spoken in your area?
        • In the country?
the evolution of communication3

Social Studies

The Evolution of Communication
  • Written Communication
    • Symbols, hieroglyphics, and drawings
    • The Chinese invent paper
the evolution of communication4

Social Studies

The Evolution of Communication
  • Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press
  • Books are now mass produced!
  • There are many excellent websites and books on the topic of Gutenberg and his printing press including,
          • Biographies
          • Printing industry history
          • Media history
mobile communications

Social Studies

Mobile Communications
  • Postal system
  • The Pony Express
  • Railroads and telegraph
  • Morse Code
the telephone

Social Studies

The Telephone
  • Alexander G. Bell calls Watson. Progress includes the use of operators to connect calls.
  • The basic operation of the phone is still the same, changing sound waves to electrical waves, and back again to sound waves.
  • Have you ever tried talking to someone using two tin cans and a string?
the telephone lines

Social Studies

The Telephone Lines
  • Multi-wire Cables
  • Fiber Optics
    • Much larger capabilities using light to transmit
wireless communications

Social Studies

Wireless Communications
  • Radio
  • Cell Phones
  • Television
  • Satellite Communications
computers and the internet

Social Studies

Computers and the Internet
  • Computers can handle large volumes of information. The computer stores this information by using a digital code.
  • The Internet is made up of millions of computers connected to each other in a variety of ways.
communication aboard the uss lexington

Social Studies

Communication Aboard theUSS Lexington
  • Morse Code using light
  • Infrared signals
  • Hand-held Flag signals
a signalman s biggest challenges

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A Signalman’s Biggest Challenges
  • It is very important for a signalman to stay awake, and process messages with speed and accuracy.
yardman flags

Social Studies

Yardman Flags
  • Flag Design
  • Interpreting flags
  • Storing the flags
communication on the uss lexington

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Communication on the USS Lexington
  • Voice tubes
  • Call signal boxes
  • Engine order telegraph
  • Pneumatic tubes
combat information center

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Combat Information Center
  • The communication brain of the ship. The main communication tool of this room is the sound powered phone.
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