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This unique resource integrates the scientific work of Ben Franklin with lab procedures for replicating historic experiments in secondary classrooms. Writings and historical observations are woven into lab descriptions to give students a better insight into Franklin's work. Videos of some of the experiments are also provided. This introductory section describes the history of Franklin's work, and provides details of the equipment that will be used for the entire unit.

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    Education Levels:

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

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,history of physics,Higher Education,NSDL,Electrostatics,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),lightning,Charge,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Electricity & Magnetism,History/Policy/Law,Geoscience,General Physics,Franklin writings,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003070234386T,History

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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