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40 resources with the keyterm thomas edison

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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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Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research types of technology available to Americans at the beginning of the 20th century and compare the style of living to modern times. They identify Thomas Edison's contributions to technology and their own current lifestyles.
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Thomas Edison's Bright Ideas

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Thomas Alva Edison may be one of the most well-known scientists to elementary or middle schoolers. Use his story to show that he invented more than just the light bulb and to inspire youngsters to work hard! You could use this on the...
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Famous Victorians

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Who were the Victorians? They were people who lived and made public contributions during the Victorian Age. First the class learns a bit about several famous Victorians, then they complete a series of activities using their text. They...
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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The Incorporation of America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The incorporation and industrialization of America is covered in this image-rich slide show. While text is limited, there is no shortage of great images showing the progression and causes of American Industrialization. Perfect...
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Invention!

For Teachers 6th
Inventions are the focus of this interesting lesson. Pieces of paper are drawn from a hat; each one has the name of a common invention. Individuals research the origin and history of the invention, then present the invention to the class...
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The Impact

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study different inventors and inventions.  In this invention introduction lesson students pretend that they are an inventor and come up with their own invention.  
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Impact of Inventors

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars examine the impact of inventors on our world. In this science activity, students are given a time line of the invention of familiar objects. Young scholars then evaluate some kid inventors and decide if they would make...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Consisting of of a pre-test, a class discussion, an oral presentation, and a web exploration and internet research activity your young historians will engage with the content of this plan. Your class will define the differences between...
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Necessity Is the Mother of Invention

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the inventions of Thomas Edison. They, in groups, research inventions.
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Turn on the Light, Thomas Edison by Peter and Connie Roop

For Teachers 5th
In this literature worksheet, 5th graders read the novel Turn on the Light, Thomas Edison by Peter and Connie Roop and then answer ten reading comprehension questions about the novel.
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Zoom In: Thomas Edison

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore scientists and their inventions through a photograph about Thomas Edison.  In this invention lesson, 6th graders view a multimedia presentation and write an essay about an invention.
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Thomas Edison

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Thomas Edison. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Thomas Edison

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the accomplishments of Thomas Edison. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Thomas Edison on Trial

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students learn about Thomas Edison and his invention laboratory/factory and the concept that he might not have given enough credit to the employees who invented for him. They hold a trial to determine guilt or innocence as a outcome.
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American Inventors

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this nineteenth-century American inventors online interactive worksheet, students read paragraphs about Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, and Alexander Graham Bell and their inventions and answer comprehensive questions. Students...
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Thomas Edison's Influence on the World

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the numerous contributions and inventions of Thomas Edison. They discuss the invention of crayons, and identify who invented the lightbulb. Next, in pairs they receive sentences about Thomas Edison and place them in...
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Inventions 1: Edison And The Light Bulb

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the realm and power of inventions, and recognize their impact on people and society. Small groups pretend to have been hired by Edison to make special posters that advertise the uses and benefits of the light bulb.
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A Survey of Thomas Edison's Inventions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a web survey for Thomas Edison's inventions. In this Thomas Edison lesson, students visit the websites to learn about the inventions of Thomas Edison.
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The Improvement of the Electric Light Bulb

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study how the first electric light was made and the history behind it.  In this electricity lesson students create their own light bulb.
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Incandescent Light Bulb

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students study the history of the light bulb and how an incandescent light bulb works.  In this electricity lesson students complete several experiments on the light bulb.
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Comparing Light Bulbs

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare filaments in different light bulbs. In this science lesson plan, 5th graders view the filaments of light bulbs under a microscope.
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The History of Motion Pictures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the impact of motion pictures on American society. In this technological advancements lesson, students trace the history of motion pictures and research the effects that they had on Americans. Students create posters...