Essay on The Invention of the Cell Phone

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In society today it is very rare to find someone who does not own a cell phone. There are ten year old children running around with iPhones. Cell phones have become such an important part of society. They have come along way with the advancements made in technology to allow these phones to do more than you would think possible. We now not only use them to contact people, but use them for social media, to take pictures, surf the web, and get information at the touch of our fingers. It is crazy to think that at one point there were no cell phones. Without the use of chemistry we would not have the cell phones that we use today. Chemistry is defined by the Holt Modern Chemistry textbook as the scientific study of the composition, structure,…show more content…
Before we would have just had to wait until we got home to look up who that famous actor is that we were trying to name earlier. Before the cell phone if you were driving and got lost you would pull into the nearest gas station and ask for directions. Now with our smart phone you can pull up a map from your phone and get step by step directions to where you need to go. Before cell phones the world had a little more intimacy and privacy. People sent thoughtful handwritten letters and now we just shoot people an email. Cell phones have also reduced the amount of privacy we have. Now everything we do goes up online or on social media. As before things were more secretive and low key. With having internet on our phones everyone can figure out anything about anybody. Natural resources do not limit the the production of cell phones. If anything it helps manufacturers produce the cell phones. Most cell phones have large amounts of natural resources. They are used for a variety of parts. Crude oil is combined with natural gas also combined with chemicals to make plastic that is used in cell phones. Other natural resources include lead, zinc, beryllium, tantalum, coltan, gold, copper and other metals that are used to make the circuit board. Without these resources the cell phone would be missing many crucial parts and would not run properly. We have never had a massive

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