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2002, Bigelow Middle School, Engineering Technology Department

 


WEB PAGE - EXTRA CREDIT

INVENTORS

For this activity you will research an inventor related to Technology Education.  With the research you gather, you will create a web page.  Use the list of Inventors and select a person to research.  If you have another person in mind that you do not see on the list, see Mr. Whitman to have the name approved before you start researching.

---  Read this entire page before beginning your work!   --- 

Read this entire page before beginning your work.  Below is a list of requirements for each web page.  When researching your topic be sure to gather all the information listed.  The information should be complete and accurate.  Try and make your web page fun and interesting to browse.  Interesting facts or neat pictures will also enhance your web page.  Use the following link if you need help starting a web page:

HOW TO MAKE A WEB PAGE

  • Full name of the inventor (5 points)
  • Born date and death date (5 points)
  • A time line of important events in the person's life (5 points)
  • The device(s) or techniques(s) he/she invented (5 points)
  • 1-2 paragraph biography of the inventor (10 points)
  • A photo of the inventor (10 points)
  • At least 3 links to related topics on the web (30 points)
  • A complete and accurate bibliography (10 points)
  • Use of color, fonts, styles, etc. (10 points)
  • Addition of graphics, background colors or images, buttons, extra pictures, extra links, etc. (10 points)

Click HERE
for a list of INVENTORS

- - - No more than one page of information - - -

LINKS:
Links are ways to further you understanding about the same topic or related topics.  The links you use should not be the exact same topic as your web page.  Try to find links that will explain difficult terms clearer, show an illustration of something, further explain something, or information about related topics.  Spend some time surfing the web, you should be able to find some fun links to add to your web page.  Use the following link if you need help making links:

HOW TO MAKE LINKS FOR WEB PAGES

ENHANCE YOUR WEB PAGE:
Buttons, roll-overs, background images, animated graphics, etc. will make your web page come to life.  Have fun with it!  Here is a link showing you how to import a background color or texture:

HOW TO CREATE COOL BACKGROUNDS
HOW TO INSERT IMAGES ON YOUR WEB PAGE

IMPORTANT!
The work you do will potentially be viewed by hundreds of people.  Make sure it is accurate and in good taste.  Remember, you are representing Bigelow Middle School.

If you have trouble finding information, go to this link:
HELPFUL LINKS


Thank you for your interest in the program.
If you have comments or suggestions, e-mail me at  mike_whitman@newton.mec.edu

This web site is maintained by: Michael Whitman