Inventors webquest - Museum of Idaho

Inventors webquest - Museum of Idaho

INVENTORS WEBQUEST Introduction Task Evaluation

Process Conclusion INTRODUCTION Steampunk: This is an idea where history, art, math, science, the past, and the future collide. This is also a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy.

The steampunk era was in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The inventions created at this time were steam powered. Some famous steampunk authors are Jules Verne, Mary Shelley, Mark Twain, and H.G. Wells. Sneak Peak TASK Your task is to select an inventor who lived during the steampunk era

and do some research on this person. You will be placed into small groups. Then you will present this information to the class. PROCESS 1. Choose an inventor(s) from the list below Ernest Rutherford William Joslin and Charles S. Dickenson Zadoc Dederick and Isaac Grass

Clment Ader Leslie C. Kelley Richard Trevithick Robert Fulton William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone 2. Answer the following questions in your presentation: What invention is this person/people know for creating?

What mathematical and scientific principles are used in the invention? What type of energy source is required? How did this invention change the world? Do we still use this invention today? Whats something new you learned from this experience? EVALUATION

CONCLUSION We hope you now know a little more about steampunk and invention. For more information about invention and steampunk, come see the new Steampunk Exhibit at the Museum of Idaho. RESOURCES

Museum of Idaho Caffrey, Cait. "Steampunk." Salem Press Encyclopedia of Literature, 2015. EBSCOhost, gin.aspx?direct=true&db=ers&AN=100259378&site=edslive&scope=site. Some Steampunk Inventions: https://

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