Module 3 Capstone Assignment Instructions.docx - Module 3 Capstone Assignment Remember check the Capstone Assignment Guidelines page for advice

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Module 3 Capstone Assignment Remember: check the Capstone Assignment Guidelines page for advice, requirements, and tips on succeeding on capstone assignments. This capstone assignment has TWO parts. All students will answer the first prompt. Then each student should choose one of the options for the second part. Part 1 (ALL students)Given the amount of help he received from his team of muckers and the creation of a workspace at Menlo Park, should Thomas Edison qualify as an independent inventor, an early example of an industrial research laboratory, or something else? What do you think are the central similarities and differences between Edison at Menlo Park and Bell Labs?Part 2 (Choose ONE of three)Option A: Could an independent inventor (someone with only 2-3 employees) make substantial inventions in the specific field of engineering in which you work? Why or why not. Explain how important you consider advanced training in basic scientific principles to be in the specific field of engineering in which you work.
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