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This item is one in a series of nine educator's guides on Benjamin Franklin's experiments. This page, focusing on the famous kite experiment, features Franklin's historic letters and descriptions, as well as related drawings and schematics from the 18th century. The author provides insight into the history of electrostatic investigations. Related resources integrating classroom labs and activities are available within the series.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,history of physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070303020553269T,NSDL,electrostatics,Physics,Electrostatics,lightning,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Electricity & Magnetism,History/Policy/Law,Geoscience,General Physics,Franklin writings,History

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