There have been some amazing world changing inventions throughout history. In this lesson 10 great inventions have been compiled. Students will match a picture of the invention with its description. They will then sequence the inventions on a timeline. They will then rank the inventions in order of importance based on their opinion with supporting evidence. Lastly, students can write a persuasive essay about the greatest invention. This activity sparks good discussion and deeper thinking connected to the world and progress through history.
This lesson would be a great introduction to a unit on inventions or inventors.
What do you think the greatest invention is of all time?