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CyberCamp Project

You are invited to share your opinions about how inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs get ideas that lead to new discoveries, objects, products, and programs or variations in existing products and procedures.     Please construct a web page describing an individual who has made positive contributions to his or her neighbhood, the city, the nation, or the world.

Your web page on a local, national or international achiever should include:

Alternatively, you may prepare an autobiographical web page in which you include your career plans. Describe the educational requirements for the career, the major tasks you would perform., and the equipment you would have to use.   Share your dreams of products you would like to develop or innovative (new and different)  services or programs  you would like  to start in your community.

Before you begin creating your web page, read "Organization and Style."  Use "A Guide to Creating Web Pages with Page Computer" to create your page.  If you have mastered the basics, you can try "Spicing Up Your Site."  Your web page should include at least two hyperlinks and one image.

Your report is due by 4  p.m. on the ninth day of the camp.

Sample Web sites:
Academy of Achievement
Benjamin Franklin: Glimpses of the Man
Biographical Information on Toni Morrison
Black Pioneers in the High-tech World
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Innovative Lives
Modern Black Inventors
You've Got It Made!

Sources to Consult:
America's Career InfoNet Career Resource Library
Black Collegian Online --Industry Reports
Career Resource Center
Occupational Outlook Handbook
50 States and Capitals
Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity Among Black Immigrants in Washington, DC
Britannica Internet
Early Americans
The Founders Digital Library
Maryland's African-American Heritage
Washington, D.C. Wards
Welcome to the District of Columbia

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