Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment

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Description

National Electricity Day (June 15th) is the perfect time to find out the truth behind Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment! Homeschool Holiday will help you set the record straight surrounding this electrifying day in History.  Despite a very common misconception, Franklin did not discover electricity. Scientists had known about electricity and used that to invent the Layton jar (What Franklin used to collect the electric charge given off by the lightning in his famous kite experiment!) 

The truth about Ben Franklin’s kite experiment can be presented to your learners in video or by using the informational text passage provided (Or better yet – BOTH!). Learners will have a clear understanding of EXACTLY what Franklin was doing that rainy afternoon, and why.

Here is what you get: 

A QR code / Link to an informative video

4 pages of informational text including general facts about Franklin’s life. 

Color Kite Shape Book

Color your Own Kite Shape Book

Notebooking elements for use in kite shape book on file folders or inside spiral notebook

5 scientific words and companion worksheet for a Ben Franklin Word Study

The Benjamin’s Kite Experiment is all you need for a complete lapbooking/notebooking experience regarding Franklin and the kite. 

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Read more about National Electricity Day on the Blog

Benjamin Franklin; About Electricity

A NOTE ABOUT STANDARDS: 

 

Homeschool Holiday resources are designed by a credentialed teacher and packed with learning opportunities – after all, our major guiding principle is “everything is learning”. We reference the major academic terms and overarching concepts addressed rather than specific standards. You are the expert in your field and know what standards you need to meet, and how best to accomplish that for your learners. Our goal is to save you time by giving you resources you can use to give your learners a quality education built on strong relationships, accurate academic resources, and enriching experiences. 

 

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