Introduce your students to the groundbreaking work of five famous scientists and inventors with an interactive and animated teaching slide deck.
Discover Inventors and Scientists Who Changed the World
We often take for granted the luxuries we have in our everyday lives: electricity, machinery, and even milk. We have these things thanks to some incredible inventors of the past. Some of the things we use regularly, some even daily, were brought to us by just a few influential Americans.
Influential Americans – Texas 5th Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans
Introduce your students to 5 influential American scientists and inventors who changed history with their ingenious ideas. Discover the creator of the polio vaccine, the man who invented pasteurization, and the first woman to observe a comet in the U.S.
This instructional slide deck will help your students organize and record theri learning about these amazing Americans in an engaging, exciting way that will make them want to learn more.
The following influential Americans are part of this resource
- Jonas Salk
- Maria Mitchell
- Louis Pasteur
- Bill Gates
- Cyrus McCormick
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Note: This resource pairs with our Scientists and Inventors Brochure Template
This resource was created by Beth Hindi, a teacher in Texas and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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