Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

Toys and engineering materials
Toys and engineering materials

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

3 The introduction of semiconductors

Following the development of semiconductor materials in the 1950s, toys have become more interactive through the inclusion of electronic circuitry. Semiconductors led to the development of transistors and then on to the creation of printed circuit boards, which had a huge impact on the toy industry.