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History of the Automobile A Mini-Web Quest USII.3d 2010
In this lesson activity you will read about the changes in America following World War I. The automobile created many of these changes. Americans could live farther from their places of work and could travel more easily. This had a major impact on cities and the tourism industry. The automobile also provided independence for young people. In this activity you will visit the Henry Ford Museum to learn more about his contributions to the automobile industry.
Henry Ford Museum Directions 1. Click on the link above to visit the Henry Ford Museum. 2. Scroll down the page to read about Henry Ford and the creation of the Ford Motor Company. 3. Make sure to click on Learn more about the Quadricycle and Learn more about the Model T. Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.
Type your responses in the box below. 1. What did Henry Ford do in 1891? What did this event signify?
Type your responses in the box below. 2. Why was Henry Ford's first car called the "Quadricycle"?
Type your responses in the box below. 3. Why did the Model T initiate a "new era in personal transportation"?
Type your responses in the box below. 4. What was unique about the Rouge Plant?
Type your responses in the box below. If you need more space for this question, go to the next slide. 5.The automobile has come a long way in design and performance over the last hundred years. Imagine now what cars might look like in another hundred years. On a poster board, design a car of the future. Along with your picture or drawing, include a list of all of the features and capabilities of your car. Display the designs around the classroom.
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