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Invention Of PAPER | The Dr. Binocs Show | Best Learning Video for Kids | Fun Preschool Learning

This one here, and here… And here… And… It’s done! IT’S DONE! I have invented the time machine! But do you know, one of mankind’s greatest
inventions is probably lying around you right now? That’s right my friend, PAPER! This little thing is so abundant that it
sometimes feels like a natural product. But it isn’t quite so. Ooooh oooh. Oh, no! There it goes… Let’s trace this paper back to it’s roots. Zoom in! In ancient times, that is before the
paper was invented,.. ..people used to carry information
not only in their brains… But on them too! Writing was usually done on bones,
bamboo tablets or animal skin. Which made accessing these writings,
err…messy and tedious. There was however, one Chinese man, in the
Han Dynasty, in 105 AD.. ..who revolutionized the way people
wrote and read, forever! The legend says, that a man named Cai Lun,
once saw a wasp, knitting it’s nest. It was then that an idea struck him. He took the bamboo fibers.. ..added them to water.. ..and pounded them with a wooden tool. After the fibers were thoroughly interwoven,.. ..he poured the whole mixture on a
flat woven cloth. Letting the water drain out. He let the wet mixture dry up
in the sunlight. And, Voila! After a few hours, the world’s
first paper was born. Cai Lun, presented his paper making process
to the Chinese Emperor. And received praise for his ability. From that time, paper has been
in use everywhere. And, is universally called the
paper of Marquis Tshai. It was easy to make, the writers were happy,.. ..and of course, it was light weight. Do you know, although the Chinese kept
the secret of paper making,.. ..discreet for a long time. The secret eventually started spreading,.. ..after the defeat of the Chinese
T’ang army in 751 AD. By the end of the 12th Century,.. ..a major part of the world was using,
Cai Lun’s method of manufacturing paper. But as the popularity of this spectacular
new invention grew,.. did the demand! A demand that the manual method of paper
manufacturing couldn’t certainly meet. This eventually gave way to
water-powered paper mills,.. ..the first evidence of which.. ..dates back to the Spanish Kingdom
of Aragon in 1282 The most common fiber source the
manufacturing process used.. ..was from the rag picker! Which included hemp, linen and cotton. Use of this fiber source was to
continue for another 6 centuries.. ..before another revolution! Although this paper was cheaper than
the traditional writing material.. ..such as animal skin and bones. The cost was still high and
production was low. Keeping it out of the reach of a common man. But this was only until two men,
from different continents.. ..named Friedrich Gottlob Keller and
Charles Fenerty.. ..tried wood fibre as a source material. In light of this new discovery,.. ..the mills started replacing this
new discovery to wood fiber. And a new Era of paper making
began in mid 1844. And by the end of the 19th Century,
all the paper manufacturers in the West,.. ..were converting wood to paper. And, my friends, what is paper
without pen and pencils. Awww… It would be the same
as me without you. So, with the invention of
fountain pen and pencils,.. ..the paper industry sky rocketed! Books were written and read. Paper money was printed. Even the gifts were wrapped in paper. Sorry. Sorry, sorry, sorry… I said sorryyyy… Don’t worry, we are safe now. He was just a paper tiger. So, what’s more? Done… done… done. Oh, Yeah! TRIVIA TIME! Did you know, for every ton of paper
that gets recycled.. ..we save three cubic yards
of landfill space.. 7000 gallons of water. And, 20 trees. It also produces 73% less air pollution.. ..than making paper from new materials. And, what’s more? The amount of energy
saved from recycling.. ..can power an average home for 6 months! Global Toilet paper demand, uses nearly
30,000 tress, everyday! That is, 10 Million trees a year. Almost half of global wood harvest,
becomes paper! Think about just how many trees we could
save, if we all went paperless! So, there you have it. Some of the interesting things that
I know about paper, and you should too! I hope the next time you read or write
something, it’s worth the paper it’s written on. And remember friends, to tune in
for the next episode. This is me, zoooming out! Hey kids, you liked my videos, didn’t you? Before you go, don’t forget to click on the
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