Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Ben Franklin's Inventions

Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself
Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself By Van Vleet, Carmella Book - 2007 j 609 V284a 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explore the life and times of one of America's greatest thinkers with over 25 hands-on building projects and activities.

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin By Krull, Kathleen Book - 2013 j B-F831kr 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:The author sheds new light on the Benjamin Franklin--who considered science his true calling in life, not nation building--in this perceptive, fair-minded portrait.

Benjamin Franklin, American Genius
Benjamin Franklin, American Genius His Life and Ideas, With 21 Activities By Miller, Brandon Marie Book - 2009 j B-F831mg 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discover the rich story of one of America's most celebrated Founding Fathers. Features his original writings and hands-on activities from his era, a time line, glossary, Web and travel resources, and reading list for further study.

Discovery Kits
Discovery Kits #8, Electricity Kit DISCOVERY KITS ELECTRICITY All copies in use Availability details Holds: 4 on 3 copies

Annotation:This kit focuses on electronic circuitry through building multiple projects. Best for grades 3-6.

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning
How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning By Schanzer, Rosalyn Book - 2003 j B-F831sL 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about Benjamin Franklin's role as an inventor of whimsical gadgets and practical contraptions, with an emphasis on his experiment of flying a kite during a rainstorm.

Now & Ben
Now & Ben The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin By Barretta, Gene Book - 2006 j 609 B274n 2006 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation: Franklin designed the lightning rod, suggested the idea of daylight savings time, and invented bifocals-all inspired by his common sense and intelligence.


Information and activities about the inventions of Benjamin Franklin

K-12 Study Guide