Benjamin Franklin's Inventions: Lesson for Kids

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An inventor is someone who:

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1. Ben Franklin discovered electricity flows like a __ because it travels and doesn't go away.

2. Ben Franklin's instrument the armonica created music from:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about Ben Franklin's inventions. You'll need to know what an inventor is and why Franklin invented things like bifocals and the lightning rod.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what an inventor is
  • Understand what Ben Franklin discovered about electricity
  • Remember how Ben Franklin's armonica instrument works
  • Answer why Ben Franklin invented the lightning rod and bifocals

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the lighting rod and bifocals to answer why Ben Franklin invented them
  • Defining key concepts - know what the term inventor means
  • Information recall - remember what you know about Franklin's armonica instrument

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about Franklin's inventions and discoveries, read the lesson called Ben Franklin's Inventions: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn about Ben Franklin's different roles and discoveries
  • Know what the Franklin stove is
  • Identify when Ben Franklin lived
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