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Statement of Inquiry

InnovatorsThe Innovators

A study of the life and achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci and other innovators.

Statement of Inquiry:

Being innovative and taking risks can lead to major paradigm shifts in society.


  • What is innovation?
  • What is a paradigm shift?


• How does innovation shape our society?

  • How can we trace historical paradigm shifts through innovations?
  • How does a simple innovation end up resulting in a societal paradigm shift?


  • Which is the true cause of a paradigm shift: the innovation itself or the way it is adopted by society?
  • Does change always require taking risks?


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