Thaumatrope- Make our own spinning thaumatrope to animate our drawings.
Storyboarding and Presidential Timeline- Walt Disney used storyboards to lay out the story he wanted to tell in his movies or cartoons. Draw pictures on our timeline of inventions, to storyboard the events.
Edison Bingo- Edison was famous for inventions; people even called him “The Wizard of Menlo Park” We played bingo to learn about many of his inventions.
Minecraft Dirt Block, Genius Quote- “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” Make a Minecraft block out of 99 white beads and one colored bead.
Edison vs. Wright Brothers Game- We got into groups, we had a bunch of inventions written on sheets of paper and we had to guess if Edison or the Wright Brothers invented them.
Hunt Park Inventors- Hunt down things in the park from our list of inventions.