Grade Range: K-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 2/22/2010
Read about three inventors (Charles Brannock, Joseph Friedman, and Charlotte Cramer Sachs) and their devices on this webpage from Spark!Lab. Invention is a process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing, and the Lemelson Center's Spark!Lab uses fun activities to help kids and families learn about the history and process of invention.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education
This telegraph register, manufactured in accord with the Morse patent, was installed in 1848 in S...
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The story of a young boy's persistence in creating his own toy vehicle, or galimoto.
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