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Topic Eighty-nine: Inventions & Inventors During the 19th Century
If you are on your own, and can work on this as long as you like, then do all things on the list. Your teacher may have you do only certain parts. Have fun learning about Inventions and Inventing.
FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
#1-- RESEARCH AND LEARNING ABOUT GREAT INVENTORS OF THE PAST
a. . . .Go to the MIT Inventors Archive database of "Inventors of the Week". Read about "5" entries.
b. . . .Enter the Enchanted Learning Inventors site and view and read about "5" inventors and inventions.
c. . . .Enter the Great Idea:Idea Finder and read about "5" inventors and inventions.
d. . . .From these "5," select "3 or 4" to complete a profile data sheet. Get the data sheet here.
e. . . .Go to About.com to see what other kids have invented. [you can't use their ideas, though]
#4-- CHECK OUT THE PATENT PROCEDURE FOR YOUR INVENTION
Visit the U.S. Patent Office Kids Site, and learn about Patenting.
#5-- SAMUEL MORSE AND THE INVENTION OF THE TELEGRAPH: LEARNING MORSE CODE AND BUILDING YOUR OWN TELEGRAPH SYSTEM