INVESTIGATION: INNOVATION - GRADE 4
The “real world” is full of risk-takers who identified a need for change and explored opportunities beyond the norm to fill that need. Often they created something wonderful that we depend upon today. By learning about the innovators and innovations students enhance problem solving and critical thinking skills, communicate ideas and eventually develop leadership skills. They will use these skills to become innovators themselves and present their ideas at the Challenge Showcase.
Look to the left under Investigation:Innovation to find links to great websites, resources, & games!
They're now sorted by the topics from the thematic unit.
Try Engineering- Play Games
Weebly Interactives- Electricity
Primary Homework Help - Science/Electricity
BBC Education- Electricity
BrainPop Jr.- Energy Sources
BrainPop Jr.- Energy & Light
BrainPop Cames- Circuit Construction
BrainPop- Current Electricity
BrainPop- Electric Circuits
Edison and the Birth of Film
Edison & Inventing Video
Edison- Animated Video
History Channel- Edison
Traits of an Innovator
Compare & Contrast- Henry Ford & Steve Wozniak