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Today's Goal

Research the following:

a.When was the product invented?

b.What need did the product address?

c.Who invented the product?

d.List any existing patents.

e.What materials were originally used to make the product?

f.How was the product originally made?

g.What improvements have been made to the product?

h.Why were these improvements made?

i.Who uses the product?

j.What is the global impact on society of the invention and subsequent innovations?

k.If you had the ability to change this product in any way, what would you change?

Locating Sources

  • Databases
  • Approved Websites (.edu & .gov)
  • Books
  • Reference materials