You are a reporter for a local newspaper I charge of the INNOVATIONS and NEW
TECHNOLOGY BEAT. Choose an angle and write about something presented in the
video. Be specific! You may choose the section of the paper to write
for… however, it is for a
Using what you learned about invention, take an
everyday object and create at least 5 new ways to use that item that was
probably NOT what the original inventor intended. Be sure to have many
variations and think outside the box!
MUST BE APPROPRIATE FOR SCHOOL (disclaimer)
WHAMO! NEEDS YOU!
The Physical Fitness department is
accepting proposals for a new game for use with middle school students. Using
your knowledge of the rules of most games, create a new game designed to keep
the majority of the players active and moving for extended periods of time.
You are collecting information from Using the US PATENT OFFICE and the
internet, on one type of invention (ie. Transportation, writing, printing,
etc.) and presenting the five most important inventions in the history of
this technology to the R & D Department of your Company. |
Choose one “job” to
complete using the notes that you recorded on Thursday. You will only have
today to work on the assignment and you will be presenting tomorrow.
Research and present to the
Historical Society, why you think the person you have researched deserves a
memorial. Be sure to describe what the memorial looks like, where it will be
located and be able to explain why you think the person you researched
deserves this memorial.
Build a model, using items from the “leftover pile” to create a
new gadget. Be prepared to present to a
who may help you become a millionaire! Tools will be provided.
TELL ME ABOUT IT!
The Library of Congress has heard
you are an expert. They need you to create a children’s book about an
invention from the video. Be sure to use illustrations and write for very
young readers. Yours will be more of a picture book, however, you will need
to tell the story. To make it easier, you may use powerpoint.
You have been commissioned by the Future City Company to draw a design for a
futuristic city. The Fax you received was not received clearly and all you
saw was: Skyscraper; UnderWater; In Space. Design a drawing and an
explanation for one of those environments.