Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest

Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
Industrialization: Entrepreneurs and Inventors Webquest
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Industrialization: Inventors and Entrepreneurs Webquest

Students will gain basic knowledge about fourteen significant inventors and entrepreneurs from the 1800s to the early 1900s. The Industrialization: Inventors and Entrepreneurs Webquest uses the following great website.

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/

Click here to view the website.

My students enjoy learning new facts about important inventors and entrepreneurs from the website. I usually use this activity as a review or introduction activity for my middle school students and it takes at least one to two class periods for my students to finish. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.

The following important people are covered in this webquest:

Entrepreneurs

Levi Strauss

Andrew Carnegie

John D. Rockefeller

Henry Ford

Milton Hershey

Walt Disney

Inventors

Eli Whitney

Louis Pasteur

Alexander Graham Bell

Thomas Edison

George Washington Carver

Marie Curie

The Wright Brothers

Albert Einstein

The following questions are covered are in the webquest for each person.

Occupation:

What year was this person born?

What country was this person born in?

What year and where did this person die?

Best known for:

What problems did this person overcome to be successful?

How did this person make their business more successful?

List two interesting facts about this person:

List two new fun facts about this person:

An answer sheet is not included, I just print off the biography from the website for each person.

This lesson plan is included in the Industrialization and Immigration Lesson Plan Collection.

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