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Answer the following question:

What technology or innovation from the Industrial Revolution through


World War II has had the strongest impact on todays society?
Create a presentation that argues why this technology or innovation is so
important today.
3-5 Minute presentation that includes the following information to be included in a power
point, poster board, or prezi
Project will be evaluated using MYP criterion A and C.
Checklist for presentation:
Item
Description of the technology:
History of the technology:
How was the technology utilized originally?
How is the technology utilized today?
What are the positive impacts?
What are the negative impacts?
Who was originally intended to use this
technology?
Why did you choose this technology as
having the most impact on society today?
Images/pictures of the technology

Check off once


completed.

Presentation Rubric
CATEGORY

Students
voice is
clear.
Student
pronounc
es all
words
correctly

Students voice is
clear. Student
pronounces most
words correctly

Student
mispronounces
audience members
have difficulty hearing
presentation

Student
mumbles,
mispronounces
speaks too
quietly to be
heard in the
back of room

Eye
Contact

Maintains
eye
contact
during
presentati
on

Mostly makes eye


contact

Sometimes make eye


contact

Does not make


eye contact

Content
Knowledge

Students
demonstr
ates
knowledg
e of the
subject

Student mostly
demonstrates
knowledge of the
subject

Student sometimes
demonstrates
knowledge of the
subject

Student does
not
demonstrate
knowledge of
the subject

Delivery

Total Presentation

Points