Edwin Herbert Land: Biography, Facts & Inventions


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Land attended which of the following universities before dropping out?

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1. Land co-founded _____ in 1932, the predecessor to the Polaroid Corporation.

2. The Polaroid Land Camera was the first camera to do what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of Edwin Herbert Land with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. The quiz contains questions about Land's education and professional achievements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will gauge what you know about:

  • The university Edwin Herbert Land attended
  • The company Land co-founded
  • What the Polaroid Land Camera did before any other camera
  • The war Land's company helped the United States win
  • What purpose Land hoped his first polarized sheets would serve

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Edwin Herbert Land
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Land's first polarized sheets and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the company Land co-founded

Additional Learning

Learn even more about this topic with the lesson titled Edwin Herbert Land: Biography, Facts & Inventions. Here are examples of what's in the lesson:

  • When and where Edwin Herbert Land was born
  • Where Land secretly conducted experiments
  • The work Land continued until his retirement
  • How many patents he held when he died