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Ben Across the Curriculum: Elementary School

For Teachers K - 5th
Benjamin Franklin, statesman, inventor, President is the subject of a collection targeting young historians. The interdisciplinary lesson plans were originally designed to accompany the 2018 international traveling exhibition, “Benjamin...
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Ben Across the Curriculum: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin: The man, the scientist, the inventor, the statesman, the legend. A 10-lesson collection introduces high schoolers to the many facets of Franklin’s character. Although developed for the International Traveling...
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Feel Empowered! Teaching About Female Inventors

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Inspire children to learn and create by teaching the history of female inventors during National Inventors Month.
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"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
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Calling All Inventors: Celebrate National Inventors Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Start off the school year by engaging learners in a creative study of inventors and their inventions.
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African American Inventors

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month with a packet of materials on African American inventors. Readers discover several inventors' character traits, their inventions, and their lives. They even have the opportunity to conduct further research...
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African American Inventors: Elijah McCoy

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What do a folding iron board, lawn sprinklers, and a device for oiling engines on trains all have in common? They were all invented by Elijah McCoy, an African American inventor with 57 patents to his credit. McCoy is the subject of a...
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Robert Fulton – Steamboat Inventor

For Students 2nd Standards
Examine the life of steamboat inventor, Robert Fulton, through reading comprehension worksheet that includes both multiple choice and short answer questions. Then, take part in a word search and write definitions, words, and sentences...
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How To Be An Inventor!

For Students 2nd - 6th
Celebrate inventors all February long with a video that introduces a problem and demonstrates the steps toward solving that problem using the scientific method, and using the resources—especially education—in getting an idea working.
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African American Inventors: Granville T. Woods

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Get to know inventor, Granville T. Woods. Who is he? From what state did Woods come? What did he design? All questions your scholars will find the answers to with this response-to-reading worksheet. 
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Famous Inventors Alexander Graham Bell: You Rang?

For Students 3rd Standards
Scholars read a brief informational text about the famous inventor, Alexander Graham Bell and his invention of the telephone, then show what they know by way of eight questions—six multiple choice and two short answer. 
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Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Hello? Hello? Scholars investigate the impact Alexander Graham Bell's telephone had on the American landscape. Using drawings, video clips, and primary sources, the mind of the inventor comes to light as pupils dream of new inventions to...
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Inventors of New England

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the ways that technology effects our daily lives. Students also identify the processes involved in designing new technology.
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Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
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Inventors & Their Inventions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a unit on inventors and inventions. They explore various websites, outline the components in the invention cycle, develop a table of Renaissance inventions, create a poster, prepare an interview with a famous inventor,...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify two inventors from the time period 1880-1920. They include information detailing one product or technological advancement each inventor was responsible for. Students use specific language and detail to discuss how...
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Inventors and Trailblazers

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the concept of inventors and trailblazers. In this inventors and trailblazers lesson plan, students discover what ten African American inventors created and went through in order to create their invention. Students then...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners are be able to analyze primary sources for evidence of Inventors and Inventions from the turn of the 20th century. They identify how these inventions impact their lives today.
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If I Could Be An Inventor, I Would Invent...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create an invention. In this scientific technology lesson, students discuss inventors and how their inventions helped others. Students brainstorm ideas for inventions and their rationale behind it. In small teams, students...
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Inventor's Challenge Review

For Students 9th - 10th
In this science worksheet, students match each invention or device to its inventor listed on the right. There are 32 inventors listed and some may be used twice. Then they order the items in each group from oldest to newest and state the...
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Inventors and Inventions Internet Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this inventors and inventions Internet hunt instructional activity, students answer 15 questions by using the links provided for Internet research.  This page includes several links to helpful web resources.
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Industrial Growth (1865 - 1914)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It wasn't like the American Industrial Revolution just happened overnight; or did it? Critically examine the inventors, inventions, investments, and tycoons that made the Industrial Revolution happen. Covered are over 50 years of...
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Reading - Cause and Effect - "Kid Inventor"

For Students 3rd
Have your third grade class read "Kid Inventor," thinking about the relationship between cause and effect. They fill in a cause and effect graphic organizer about the passage before they think of another invention. They then  fill in a...
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Inventions 2: The Impact

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Tomorrow's engineers visit an intriguing website about inventions that have changed the way we live. Biographies of child inventors on the suggested website aren't easy to find, so make sure to find some stories to share in place of...

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