Thomas Edison used this carbon-filament bulb in the first public demonstration of his most famous
Make a Lightbulb
Grade Range: 3-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 25 minutes
Date Posted: 9/4/2012
Thomas Edison changed our world with electric lights and an entire system that produced and delivered electrical power. Try your hand at making your own light bulb. This activity from Spark!Lab includes step-by-step directions, a printable chart to record the experiment, and discussion questions. Spark!Lab activities encourage young learners to explore the invention process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing.