Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways was "the First American"; Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
Project Directions: Due Date: 1/26/15
On the first side of your poster (standard size) you are going to research Ben Franklin’s scientific inventions. http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/inventions.htm. Choose 5 of his best inventions and illustrate them or print a picture of the inventions. You must also write a paragraph on each of these inventions. Be sure to tell what it is and the uses for it. This grade will count for Science.
On the second side of the poster you are going to research Ben Franklin. You can refer to this site to help you research information.http://www.biography.com/people/benjamin-franklin-9301234
You can follow this format for: life as a prominent citizen, public service, later years, success and failures, and death and legacy.
Second Side of Poster
Bulleted facts on Ben Franklin’s early life, life as a prominent citizen, public service, later years, success and failure, death and legacy.____/70pts.
Picture of Ben Franklin ____/10pts
Work displayed neatly/organized___/10pts
First Side of Poster
5 inventions with 5 pictures and a paragraph summary for each invention. ____/80pts
WORK DISPLAYED NEATLY. ___/10pts
Total ______/100 pts.
Please display this information in a neat and creative way. The back side of your poster must have a picture of Ben Franklin. This side of the poster will count as a Social Studies grade.