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Unit 3 - How-To- Procedural - Technical Writing
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Analyzing Text Structures



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First Semester- 2012
PROJECT
Famous Scientist/Mathematician/Innovator Research Paper

I. CHILDHOOD/LIFE
  1. Full Name- First, Middle, Last
  2. Date and Place of Birth, Date and Place of Death (City,State and Country)
  3. Childhood and Experiences
  4. Educational Background/Academic Information (high school, college, etc.)


1. Describe how aspects of their life specifically affected who and what they became?


II. SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES/INVENTIONS
  1. Describe in detail what your scientist is famous for (this could be something they invented, researched, discovered, etc.)
  2. Find a quote or quotes that you feel exemplify the essence of the scientist (that is relevant to their discovery or contribution).
  3. Did you scientist receive any important awards?


1. Was this person controversial in any way? Did the person work alone, in conjunction with others, or in competition with others? How did this affect their achievements?


III. EFFECTS OF DISCOVERIES/INNOVATIONS
  1. In what ways has the scientist contributed to or impacted our society?
  2. How have these inventions/discoveries affected our modern lives?
  3. How does this research affect you personally?

Once you have your topic...you need to fill in this chart and share it with me for approval by Tuesday afternoon at 3:00pm.
http://www.worldaffairschallenge.org/resources/millennium-development-goals-resources/

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