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During the month of March in 1950, Peter Hodgson introduced a toy that become a surprise sensation. 6 years earlier, Silly Putty was discovered by a engineer at General Electric. When no practical use could be found for the product, Hodgson began to cell the bouncing putty as a toy. Silly Putty flu of store shelfs more then 300 million Silly Putty eggs have now been sold. Silly Putty even rocketed to the moon with the Apollo 8 Astronauts!

Answer Key

During the month of March in 1950, Peter Hodgson introduced a toy that became a surprise sensation. Six years earlier, Silly Putty was discovered by an engineer at General Electric. When no practical use could be found for the product, Hodgson began to sell the bouncing putty as a toy. Silly Putty flew off store shelves . More than 300 million Silly Putty eggs have now been sold. Silly Putty even rocketed to the moon with the Apollo 8 astronauts!

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2005 Education World

 

03/2005