Famous Inventors & Inventions That Changed the World
Students will love learning about six famous inventors and their awesome inventions that changed the world!
Six Famous Inventors:
⭐Alexander Graham Bell
⭐The Wright Brothers
⭐Sarah Breedlove Walker
⭐George Washington Carver
Plus a section about three modern-day kid inventors! Research organizers are included for students to research and create their own inventions too!
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There are three main activities:
Read the passages about 6 inventors and complete the comprehension
questions on the organizers.
✔Character Mini-booklet for each inventor
Print out the vocabulary posters in color or black and white. Post them on a bulletin board or around the classroom. Make copies of the Spotlight on Vocabulary. Have students write the definition or to write a sentence using the word.
There are two different versions included:
One has an empty box for students to draw their own illustrations related to the word.
One has an image for them to color and visualize.
Although learning about famous inventions is very important, kids love reading about other kids. So I’ve included three cool inventions that were created by kids. For a fun project, students can research about other famous inventions. There are research organizers included at the end of this unit for them to use to research other famous inventions. Then they could make a model or present the information to their classmates.
Another idea to have students create their own invention. In my class, we gather recyclables and let students work up a plan for a new invention. Then they work in groups to design their own inventions. The main rule is that their invention must solve a problem or make a task easier, safer, or more efficient.
Students will love learning all about these awesome and amazing inventions that changed our world!
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