WebQuest

Famous Ohioans

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To complete this task you will:

1. Research your famous Ohioan.  Use at least two internet resources and one print resource. 

2. Complete the research worksheet. 

PRESIDENTS

JAMES A. GARFIELD - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=170

ULYSSES S. GRANT -  http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=155

WARREN G. HARDING - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=199

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=186&nm=Rutherford-B-Hayes

BENJAMIN HARRISON - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=192

WILLIAM H. HARRISON - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=190

WILLIAM McKINLEY - http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=265

WILLIAM H. TAFT -  http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=369

 **White House website listing all the presidents. To research a president select name from the listhttp://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/

*Brief biography on each Ohio president: http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/presidents/puzzler.html#bios

INVENTORS

 THOMAS EDISON

Biographical information from Ohio Public Library Network: http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/inventors/puzzler.html#bios


Biographical information from Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=148

Information for Grade 4 & up from the National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/archive/edis/edifun/edufun_4up.htm

Learn about Edison's favorite invention, failed invention, and motion pictures: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/scientists/edison

Listing of all 1,093 patents: http://www.tomedison.org/patent.html


List of significant inventions: http://www.tomedison.org/invent.html


Biography, photos, "be enlightened" articles, and quotes: http://www.thomasedison.com/enlightened.html

CHARLES KETTERING

Biographical information from Ohio Public Library Network: http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/inventors/puzzler.html#bios

Biographical information from Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=223

Description of inventions: http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/kettering.html

More on Charles Kettering: http://www.answers.com/main/ntq-tname-charles%252Dkettering%252Dinventor-fts_start-

 GARRETT A. MORGAN

Short Biography from Enchanted Learning:  http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/page/m/morgan.shtml

Short Biography from MIT's Inventor of the Week: http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/morgan.html

Biographical information from Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=278

Biography from Federal Highway Administration: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/gama/gamlife.htm

About Inventors: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blgas_mask.htm

Timeline                                                                                                          http://www.google.com/archivesearch?hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ei=daaPSZivIuCbtwfWwbiiCw&resnum=1&q=garrett+morgan&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=eKaPSZTHMNe4tweysoyJCw&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&resnum=15&ct=title

  GRANVILLE WOODS

Biography infomration from Black Inventors: http://www.blackinventor.com/pages/granvillewoods.html

 Biography - Ohio Public Library Information Network: http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/inventors/puzzler.html#bios

Short biography from MIT's Inventor of the Week: http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/woods.html

Biography - includes some of the patents issued to Granville Woods: http://www.heartlandscience.org/energy/woods.htm


A listing of all of Granville Woods' patents: http://inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/a/black_history_W_3.htm


"Milestones" in the life of Granville Woods: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/woods.htm


ORVILLE & WILBUR WRIGHT

Biography - Ohio Public Library Information Network: http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/inventors/puzzler.html#bios

Wright Brothers Biography - http://www.notablebiographies.com/We-Z/Wright-Brothers.html

Pictures and documents from the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trr019.html

 

ASTRONAUTS

NEIL ARMSTRONG

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/armstrong-na.html

Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1817

NANCY CURRIE

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/currie.html

JOHN GLENN

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/glenn-j.html

Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1831

TERENCE HENRICKS

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/henricks.html

G. DAVID LOW

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/low.html

JUDITH RESNIK

NASA Biographical information http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/resnik.html

Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1772

Brief biographies of the astronauts. Click on the astronaut to view their bio. http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/astronauts/puzzler.html#bios  

 

OTHER FAMOUS OHIOANS

ANNIE OAKLEY

Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=282

Women in History: http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/oakl-ann.htm


EDDIE RICKENBACKER

Ohio History Central: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=324

Ace Pilots: http://www.acepilots.com/wwi/us_rickenbacker.html

WILLIAM TECHUMSEH SHERMAN

Ohio History Central http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=339 

History.com  http://www.history.com/content/civilwar/key-figures/general-william-t.-sherman

STEVEN SPIELBERG

World Encylcopedia of Biographies  http://www.notablebiographies.com/Sc-St/Spielberg-Steven.html

Movie Databas Biography   http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000229/bio


HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

Ohio History Central  http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=360

 World Encylcopedia of Biographies  http://www.notablebiographies.com/St-Tr/Stowe-Harriet-Beecher.html

Brief Biography http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/women/puzzler.html#bios


TECUMSEH

Ohio History Central  http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=373

Brief Biography http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/indians/puzzler.html#bios

PONTIAC

Ohio History Central  http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=306

Brief Biography http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/indians/puzzler.html#bios


CY YOUNG

Baseball Almanac http://www.baseball-almanac.com/dugout0e.shtml

Brief Bio http://www.thebaseballpage.com/players/youngcy01.php


 

 

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