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Lightning Rod

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Constitution Activity

Recommended Grade Level: 4 to 8
Curriculum Connection: This activity connects science with social studies and reading.
Try reading the Articles of the Constitution. Look for signs of Ben Franklin's influence. Find the article that addresses the role of a scientist. Look also for articles that seem odd.


Epitaph Activity

Recommended Grade Level: 4 to 8
Curriculum Connection: Try this activity any time, or around Halloween, connecting with Language Arts and Art.
When Benjamin Franklin was 22 years old, he wrote the epitaph that he imagined might be carved on his tombstone. By the time he actually died at age 84, he had changed his mind.

Read his two epitaphs and then try writing your own. Pick one of your friends and write one for them.


Electricity Activity

Recommended Grade Level: 1 to 5

Solar Hot Box Activity

Recommended Grade Level: 5 to 6


Air and Its Characteristics

Recommended Grade Level: 4 to 7


Attracting Balloons

Recommended Grade Level: 4 to 8


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