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1 The Invention of the Zipper By Maggie Gerrald

2 Table of Contents Description of a Zipper How the Zipper came to be The Different Works of the Zipper

3 Paragraph 1: Description/Materials Have a part called teeth Teeth keep the material together Teeth have a raised dome Have one slider Slider pulls the teeth together Teeth Slider

4 Paragraph 1: Description/Materials Usually metal slider Usually metal teeth Plastic is a less common zipper material

5 Paragraph 2: Invention of the Zipper First form was Clasp Locker invented by Whitcomb Judson (1891) Gideon Sundback invented the Modern Day Zipper from previous works of Elias Howe, Max Wolff, and Whitcomb Judson

6 Paragraph 2: Invention of the Zipper Zippers were invented as a substitute of hooks and buttons There are many different types of zippers Like these

7 Paragraph 3: The Different Works of the Zipper Elias Howe invented the Automatic Continuous Closing Closure in Whitcomb Judson invented the Clasp Locker in Gideon Sundback invented the Modern Day Zipper in 1913.

8 Paragraph 3: The Different Works of the Zipper Slide slider up to close Slide slider down to open

9 Conclusion Zippers are a very interesting topic to research because it is very helpful, and we use them everyday.

10 Work Cited (2008) zipper. World Book Taylor, Barbara. I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth. Boston, Massachusetts: King Fisher,1995. The Invention of the Zipper. Inventionware. 9 May inventionware.com/invention-of-the- zipper/

11 The End!


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