A brief biography of the 18th century inventor, printer, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.
Grade Range: 1-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 10 minutes
Date Posted: 8/30/2012
People have been turning kitchens into bubble labs for hundreds of years. Benjamin Franklin and his mentor James Logan studied the optical properties of bubbles. These experiments later contributed to Franklin’s invention of bifocal glasses in 1784.
Discover your inner bubble inventor with this fun and easy activity! This activity from Spark!Lab includes step-by-step directions, discussion questions, and ideas for extending your learning. Spark!Lab activities encourage young learners to explore the invention process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing.