"Learn to imagine, imagine to learn" with the Bilingual Program at I.E.S. Albert Einstein"

Inventors and Inventions

on December 1, 2011

With this project you will learn about the greatest inventions that have change our history and lives.

Activity 1:  In pairs you will create a presentation about ten important inventions. For each one of them include a slide with the following information:

  • Who invented it                      
  • When it was invented
  • What it is used for
  • Why it was invented

These are the 10 inventions you have to search on the Internet:

  1. One thing invented before the year 5 BC
  2. One thing invented by a woman
  3. An invention in the 21st century
  4. A Spanish invention
  5. A game or toy
  6. A sport
  7. A medicine related invention
  8. An everyday item that you have around your house
  9. A communication invention
  10. A transportation invention

Use the links below to find the information you need:

Website 1:

Website 2:

Website 3:

Don’t forget to check the spelling, include easy sentences that you can understand, choose high quality images and complete all the information about each invention.

Activity 2:  In a comment giive your opinion about the best invention ever. Why do you consider it the greatest invention?

Group project: Now in groups you will create a presentation or a video about your favourite gadgets or inventions. Each one will decribe an object and explain its advantages and uses. Take a look at this video about one of my favourite inventions: the BOOK. You can use the expressions that appear in the English subtitles for your video.


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