For the Record: Black Inventors and Inventions
Students research the Internet for information about African-American inventors and their inventions. After collecting their data, students must build and manage information in a database that catalogs the inventions of African-Americans.
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"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Technology
Students participate in an activity in which they must reach candy that has been placed far away from them, using only items they have brought to class. They discuss the correlation between technology, invention, and need as they apply...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering