Inventions & Inventors
In this activity you will search the internet to find out who the following inventors are and what they invented.
You can use www.google.com, www.hotbot.com, www.yahoo.com, www.askjeeves.com, etc. to search for the following names to determine who they were and what they did:
Born : Died
|Nationality/Race/Gender||Invention Description||Patent # (if any)|
Use the above table as a guideline for your
You may use Microsoft Word or Excel to provide
The information to be searched for is the inventor's
birth date and death date (if any)
Nationality or Race, and Gender
Description of their invention or inventions
Patent Number of their invention, if one exists
(this will be used at a later date)
Save this information to your student folders
on the network.
Print the Final Results and hand in to your
Using the results you completed in Part I,
select 1 of the inventors and write a 2 page research report. The report
should be formatted using the
MLA Document Style
(click on this link to see the format details).
Refer to the teacher handout for and example of
the printed results.
Save the report to your student folders on the
Print the Final Results and hand in to your instructor.
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