Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself


Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself
by Carmella Van Vleet

What a resource for units on colonial America. This interactive guide paints a clear portrait of Ben Franklin and includes 30 fun projects (making a potato battery, a paper mold, a thermometer, etc) that provide a closer look at daily life in colonial America and why Benjamin Franklin's inventions were so groundbreaking.

A National Council for Social Studies Notable Children's Book for 2007

Interest Level:   Grades 5-8


Below are sample spreads from inside this book. 




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