January 7th, 2016

posted Jan 7, 2016, 8:35 PM by Unknown user

IAINDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION PROJECT - CAN BE DONE WITH A PARTNER OR ALONE

  )    “Shark Tank”  Create your own invention.  The invention should be a product or something to produce a product that would have a purpose.  It should be something that is “needed”.  You will be presenting your “product” as a prototype, sketches or a power point demonstrating how it would work.    You will try to convince panel that your product would equal increased profit and productivity and that is needed.  A typed summary with the model or sketch to be submitted.  If you make a powerpoint, you can submit copy of that.

Graded based on level of effort and presentation, including supporting materials

 

B)    Report:  Research an invention that was invented during or since the Industrial Revolution.  Include information about the inventor, the invention and the need it filled. When and where was it invented? Did it increase productivity? How did it do that?  Did it work right away or took a lot of trial and error?  Was it well received?  Would our lives be different without it?  This should be one typed page or longer and include a picture or pictures of the product.

Graded on accuracy, research and information reported regarding invention.

C)    Sing about it -  Create a song about the Industrial Revolution and Economic Growth from Chapter 10- Section 1.  You should use a current song and change the lyrics and perform it for the class.

Graded on presentation (not voice) and demonstration of knowledge through lyrics.  (A typed written copy of lyrics to be submitted)

 

PROJECT DUE FRIDAY, JANUARY 15TH, 2016

 

EXTRA CREDIT

Create and sing your “Year in Rap 2015” (your history).  Must be at least a minute long and appropriate.  It can be previously recorded or presented live.  A written copy of lyrics to be submitted.  You can receive up to 10 extra credit points to be added to any quiz in this trimester.  You can work with partners and combine history.

 

Extra Credit due by the end of January 29th, 2016

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