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Connections ~ Inventors and Inventions Lesson Plans, Lapbooks, Printables, Unit Study


Ten Mile Day And The Building Of The Transcontinental Railroad (Morse)

Mandy The Outsider (Bell)

Marguerite Makes A Book (Gutenberg)

Sing To The Stars (Braille) 

Arts And Entertainment

Shake Rag (Radio/Marconi)

Homer Price Resources (Radio/Marconi)

Agricultural And Food Inventions

Popcorn At The Palace (Threshing Machines)

Farmer Boy (numerous)

Industrial And Household

The Bobbin Girl


Fool Of The World And The Flying Ship (Wright Bros.)

Little Toot On The Mississippi (Steam)

Rocks In His Head (Henry Ford)

Units and Resources for Specific Inventors:

Leonardo's Horse Unit Study And Lapbook (Davinci)

Leonardo (DaVinci)

Odd Boy Out (Eistein)

Resources For Thomas Edison

Benjamin Franklin Lapbook

Resources For The Story Of George Washington Carver

General Notebook Pages

Inventor Notebooking Pages

Inventions Notebooking Pages (go with Story of Inventions by McHugh)

Printables --

Lightbulb Trifold by Jimmie

Book List:


Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became An Inventor By Emily Arnold
So You Want to Be An Inventor? by Judith St. George
The Flying Hockey Stick by Jolly Roger Bradfield
Story of Inventions by McHugh
Inventors by Martin W. Sandler
Time for Kids: Thomas Edison: A Brilliant Inventor
Benjamin Franklin: Electrified the World with New Ideas by Mike Venezia
Alexander Graham Bell: Setting the Tone for Communication by Mike Venezia
The Wright Brothers: Inventors Whose Ideas Really Took Flight by Mike Venezia
Henry Ford: Big Wheel in the Auto Industry by Mike Venezia
Thomas Edison: Inventor with a Lot of Bright Ideas by Mike Venezia

Childhood of Famous Americans Books

Thomas Edison: Young Inventor
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Young Fliers
Henry Ford: Young Man with Ideas
Benjamin Franklin: Young Printer