History of Television: Invention & Timeline


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Who can say to have invented television?

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1. Around what time did television become a mainstream broadcast medium?

2. Television grew out of which two other mass media?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The invention of the television has had a large impact on people. Gauge your knowledge of this impact and television facts by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed over:

  • Two other mass media that television grew out of
  • Alan Campbell-Swinton's contribution to television
  • What was created because of the rivalry between cinema and television
  • Who invented the television
  • When television became mainstream

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of television
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the person responsible for creating the television
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about television facts

Additional Learning

Learn even more about this invention with the lesson called History of Television: Invention & Timeline. You can cover these objectives:

  • Determine who Elisha Gray was
  • Review different experiments that led to the creation of the television
  • Analyze the television today
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