THE WEIRD, WACKY INVENTION QUEST
You have just been selected to be a member of the Project Plus Incredible But True Museum Board. You were chosen because of your keen sense of humor and your ability to appreciate the unusual, in addition to your innovative, inventive mind!
Your task is to find the strangest, the most unusual, the weirdest and the wackiest invention of all time. Not only must you find it, but you must be able to defend your selection. What makes your choice the strangest, the most totally unusual, the wackiest, not to mention the weirdest invention of all time? You must give at least 5 reasons to back up your decision. Be sure to include the name of the inventor and the purpose and how the the invention works in your rationale.
In addition, you must also complete the following:
* create a computer drawing of the invention you select
* write and perform a commercial for the invention
* create a Power Point Presentation that will persuade the Museum's curator, Mrs. Harris, to feature your selection in the Project Plus "Believe or Not Exhibition"
Look carefully through the following links! There are many strange inventions to be found!
** Remember, however, that you are to find the absolute wierdest invention of all time! May the force be with you!
Wacky Japanese Inventions
Incredible but True Inventions
Bizzare and Obscure Inventions
More Weird Inventions
Your Power Point presentation and commercial will be evaluated using the Rubric you will receive from Mrs. Harris.
Now that you have seen some of the more unique inventions, you will understand and appreciate the quote:
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur C. Clarke
-- Go Forth and Invent!!