This mini-lesson explores the invention of the computer, from machines the size of a room to smartphones that fit in our pockets. In the activity, Bed Inventions, students will explore different types of bed inventions, and then design and draw a bed invention of their own.
After you complete the lesson and activity, try this extension.
What if there were no computers? There would be no smart phones. No internet. No video games. How would that change what you do every day? Draw a picture that shows all the things you would do differently if there were no computers. Need some ideas? Talk to an adult who remembers what life was like before computers were around!
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