This Benjamin Franklin handout & reference also includes:
Rather than focusing on Franklin's experiments, this resource presents some of the political contributions of the man called, "The First American."
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- Have class groups research Franklin's life, inventions, writings, and political contributions in greater depth
- The ninth in a series of 16 resources that focus on the contributors to the principles on which the US government is founded
- The resource is best suited to middle school classes
- The packet contains a brief overview of Franklin's contributions, illustrations, and writing prompts
- The information provided is very general