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Inventions   Elizabeth Heseman  4.1.8 Recognize and explain that any invention my lead to other inventions
Science Standard 1- The Nature of Science and Technology  <ul><li>Indicator- 4.1.8 Recognize and explain that any inventio...
Definitions  <ul><li>Invention- something discovered or found.  </li></ul><ul><li>Communication- a process which informati...
Background Information Communication Inventions  <ul><li>Throughout history communication has been improved drastically.  ...
Activity  <ul><li>Visit school library  </li></ul><ul><li>Have students research different inventions </li></ul><ul><li>Cr...
Pre-Activity Discussion  <ul><li>Pre-Activity  Ask students the following questions… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In what way...
Activity   <ul><li>Have students work in groups of two to four. </li></ul><ul><li>Give each group a research slip, a piece...
Research Topics  <ul><li>Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>Telegraph </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Television  ...
Research Topics and Inventions Example  <ul><li>Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>When was it first invented? </li></ul><ul...
Answer to example  <ul><li>First invented in 1rst century China: first “newspaper”  </li></ul><ul><li>1450, Johannes Gutte...
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  1. 1. Inventions Elizabeth Heseman 4.1.8 Recognize and explain that any invention my lead to other inventions
  2. 2. Science Standard 1- The Nature of Science and Technology <ul><li>Indicator- 4.1.8 Recognize and explain that any invention may lead to other inventions. </li></ul><ul><li>From http://dc.doe.in.gov/Standards/AcademicStandards/StandardSearch.aspx </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Invention- something discovered or found. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication- a process which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols. </li></ul><ul><li>Morse code- either of two codes consisting of variously spaced dots and dashes or long and short sounds used for transmitting messages by audible or visual signals </li></ul><ul><li>Amplify- to make larger or greater. http://dictionary.reference.com/ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background Information Communication Inventions <ul><li>Throughout history communication has been improved drastically. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Printing Press </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telegraph </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Activity <ul><li>Visit school library </li></ul><ul><li>Have students research different inventions </li></ul><ul><li>Create a history timeline banner with the class </li></ul><ul><li>Post timeline on chalk board </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pre-Activity Discussion <ul><li>Pre-Activity Ask students the following questions… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In what ways do we get the news? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How do you think people get news of events 200 years ago? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How about 800 years ago? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss with students how communication has changed with technology. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Activity <ul><li>Have students work in groups of two to four. </li></ul><ul><li>Give each group a research slip, a piece of construction paper, and markers. </li></ul><ul><li>Have children research topic and then write the information they collect during their research on construction paper. </li></ul><ul><li>After students have researched topic add construction paper information to the time line. </li></ul><ul><li>Have group present their information. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Research Topics <ul><li>Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>Telegraph </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Research Topics and Inventions Example <ul><li>Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>When was it first invented? </li></ul><ul><li>Who invented it? </li></ul><ul><li>Did anyone make improvements to this invention? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If so, who and when? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What kind of improvements were made? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Answer to example <ul><li>First invented in 1rst century China: first “newspaper” </li></ul><ul><li>1450, Johannes Guttenberg, Germany: first printing press with moveable wood blocks. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1455, Guttenberg </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metal Blocks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>COMPLETE ACTIVITY http://www.indianastandardsresources.org/files/sci/sci_4_1_8.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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