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Title: The Industrial Revolution


1
The Industrial Revolution
  • Shark Tank

2
Premise
  • You will take on the persona of an inventor
    looking for an investor to finance mass
    production of your latest and greatest creation

3
Premise
  • The inventor/invention will be chosen on a first
    come, first serve basis
  • You will be provided a list of inventions to
    choose from

4
Research
  • You will have to research the invention and be
    able to discuss it at length
  • Why was it invented? Inspiration?
  • What is its purpose?
  • How does it work?
  • What is its impact?
  • And so on, and so on, etc.

5
Research
  • We will spend the entire class period on Monday,
    November 7 in the library
  • The library will have set aside about 20 books to
    sift through in conducting your research
  • Use the library time wisely!

6
Written Component
  • You will write a five-paragraph summary of your
    invention
  • Introduction Conclusion
  • Other possible paragraph topics
  • How it changed the world
  • Why it was invented
  • Written component will have its own grade, which
    will be scored based on the school-wide writing
    rubric

7
Written Component
  • Your five-paragraph essay MUST include a minimum
    of two REFERENCE materials
  • In other words, you must use at least two books!
  • You may use more than two reference materials
  • You may use internet resources (other than
    Wikipedia) in addition to the reference materials
  • NO WIKIPEDIA!
  • in addition to the reference materials means
    you can use a credible Web site to help, but must
    still have at least two reference materials

8
Written Component
  • A bibliography or citation/references page must
    be included in addition to the five paragraphs
  • MLA format
  • easybib.com may be used to aid you
  • Written component is due on Nov. 17
  • LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE DEDUCTED 25 FOR EVERY
    DAY THEY ARE LATE
  • You have almost three weeks to do this!

9
Now for the fun part
10
The Game
  • On November 17 and 18, you will try to collect as
    much money as possible from possible investors
    based on the invention you have chosen

11
The Game
  • Each person will have three minutes to explain
    what their invention is, why its important, and
    explain why investors should give you their money
  • After those three minutes are up, you will answer
    questions from any and all of the potential
    investors

12
The Game
  • Each person in the class will have 100 to invest
    in inventions by others
  • Cant invest in your own invention
  • 40 cap on investing in any one invention
  • Can invest in no more than 10 inventions

13
The Game
  • The person who gets the most money invested in
    their invention wins and will get a perfect score
    for presentation
  • Second greatest amount will get second best grade
    on presentation
  • Third greatest amount will get third best grade
    on presentation
  • And so on, and so on
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