The Fate of the American Turtle… rests in your hands. To begin this webquest , click the submarine. Your mission….
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To begin this webquest, click the submarine.
The Turtle is operational, but no one seems to be able to make it battle-worthy… It’s up to you to find the problem, fix it, and present your improved model to General Washington at the Military Conference at the end of the month.
If you accept this mission, click the Union Flag to receive your instructions
You must first familiarize yourself with the history of this machine.Read the Epilogue and Author’s Note in Attack of the Turtle.
Sort the literary elements of the book based on true history:
Create a chart or graph to present your findings.
When finished, click the book cover.
Now that you know the truth, you must get to know the inner workings of the submarine.
Click on the links to get inside the inventor’s head and learn how the Turtle was supposed to work.
When finished, click on David Bushnell.
Create a drawing or model of the Turtle the way David Bushnell designed it.
Include an explanation in your own words of how the working parts were supposed to function.
Click the pencil
Now, try to fix up this sub, so it’s not only sea-worthy, but battle-worthy!
Hand in your sorting chart, your 2 drawings and explanations, stapled with your namein the Reading Drawer.