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2 "An invention is..." With your partner, try to think what the definition of an invention is. You may use dictionaries on the net. Write 1 definition here.here Dictionary.com Oxford Dictionaries Online Merriam-Webster Dictionary

3 "Invention is the creation of a new device, process, or product“. The Discovery School site "an original device or process”. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary Definitions

4 Top 10 Inventions As a class, students will choose the ten most important inventions of the 20th century. Partners will research important facts about the greatest invention that had an impact on people's lives.

5 Top 10 Inventions Which invention has really changed the way people live? Which ones would be the most difficult to live without? Which inventions have the greatest impact on most people around the world?

6 Top 10 Inventions Go to Linoit and add your choice to the list.Linoit Make sure the invention was invented during the 1900s – Add the following details: the name of the invention a picture of the invention the name of the inventor the date or year it was invented one or two facts about how it was invented a description of what it does

7 Top 10 Inventions – Writing Task Review the findings of the class. Which field do most of them belong to (communication, medicine, transportation, games, education, housewares)? Explain why. Think of an invention that will make life better / easier. Describe your invention – give your invention a name, what it looks like, how it works, who can use it, how it will improve people's lives. Write your essay in Word and send it to my E.mail.

8 Inventions in Our Daily Life Homework Assignment: Write your answers in Google Docs: -Make a list of all the inventions you come across in your own homes. List each invention by room, from the toothpaste in their bathroom to the television set in their living room.

9 Inventions in Our Daily Life Create 5 groups: living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and garage. Each group will research as many inventions as they can find within their assigned room. For each invention, they should create an "invention card“.

10 Inventions in Our Daily Life Presentation Steps: 1.In PowerPoint create a picture of the room including all the inventions you are going to write about. 2.Save it as JPEG file. 3.Go to ThingLink.ThingLink After signing up, create your image with the following facts. Name of invention Name of inventor Year it was invented How does it help people?


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