project elon musk

It is an assigned topic.See the subject assignments on the last page. My subject is Elon Musk

You are to create a PowerPoint Presentation (75%)and a video (25%).

You will be given either a Pioneer in the Computer/IT field or an object that has evolved technologically through the years.


If assigned a pioneer, tell me about this person.What did this person do to become a pioneer?What is the person doing now?What has this person accomplished? Be thorough with the subject.


If assigned an object tell me how this object has evolved through the years.Tell me how it started and where it is now.Tell me how it has changed, improved and possibly where we might go in the future with this object.Be sure to be true to the subject and don’t go off topic.

For example, MUSIC:Tell me how we’ve come to the digital recordings or digital instruments.I don’t need to know about a specific GENRE like Rock or Classical music.

Below are the criteria for the PowerPoint Presentation and the Video

PowerPoint Criteria

For the PowerPoint you must:

  • Research your subject
  • Find photographs
  • Your Presentation should not be your entire research assignment.
    • USE THE 7X7 RULE
      • 7 lines per slide (maximum)
      • 7 words per line (maximum)
    • This does not mean that all of your slides need to have 7 lines with 7 words
    • Use key words and/or phrases to make your point
    • DO NOT crowd the slides with too much text or pictures
  • Use the NOTES Pages underneath each slide to include some information you are going to talk about if/when presenting in front of an audience.
  • The purpose of the presentation is to give details, information or teach about a subject.
  • Be sure that your slides contain both text and pictures
    • There should not be any slides with pictures only
      • FORMAT the pictures/images that you’ve used
  • Be sure to include a slide transition
    • Use the same transition throughout the presentation
    • DO NOT make the slides change automatically
  • Insert a Footer with Your Name and your Student ID number on all slides except the title slide
  • Be sure to submit a PowerPoint Presentation and not a Slide Show. (Be careful on how you save it!)
    • DO NOT make the slides change automatically
    • The Presentation MUST have a minimum of 15 slides.
      • Slide 1:Title
      • Slides 2 – 14:Presentation
      • Slide 15:Work Cited, Links, Video Link and resources
    • INCLUDE A LINK TO YOUR VIDEO (see below)
  • DO NOT embed your video in the presentation
  • You MUST include a picture of yourself either at the beginning (after the title) or at the very end
  • You MUST include your works cited and resource links
  • You must include a song(s)
  • Your video MUST contain some of the research (TEXT), it cannot be pictures only.
  • The Video MUST be 30 seconds, as there is a limitation to the free web site use.
  • It is IMPORTANT that you pick and choose the information that will represent your subject matter the best.

Be sure to add your picture somewhere in the PowerPoint Presentation and in the Video.

VIDEO Criteria

You will need to go to the Animoto website (click the link) and sign-up for a free account.There are multiple video samples and tutorials on how to use the site.There is a limit of 30 seconds for the video. You MUST use up the entire 30 seconds for your video.You may go over the 30 seconds by up to 10 seconds.

Your video is NOT a copy of your PowerPoint Presentation.