This telegraph register, manufactured in accord with the Morse patent, was installed in 1848 in S
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Reference Materials
Date 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.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
3B: Compare and contrast differing sets of ideas, values, personalities, behaviors, and institutions.
3C: Analyze historical fiction.
3D: Distinguish between fact and fiction.
3E: Compare different stories about a historical figure, era, or event.
3F: Analyze illustrations in historical stories.
3G: Consider multiple perspectives.
3H: Explain causes in analyzing historical actions.
3I: Challenge arguments of historical inevitability.
3J: Hypothesize influences of the past.