Have you ever thought about doing a unit study on famous inventors? Inventions are fascinating and inventors are so much fun to learn about. It is a great conversation when you talk to your kids about the inventions that were created and what our world would be without these things. Makes for a great history lesson and a lesson on appreciating what we have!
I have put together this list of printables, unit studies and ideas so that you can put together your own studies on inventors and their inventions!
FREE Printables About Inventors:
Inspiring Inventors – A History Freebie (Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Graham Bell)
Unit Studies on Inventors:
FREE Books from the Public Domain about Inventors and Inventions:
Homeschool Commons has these great posts about these Living Books on inventions and inventors!
Stories of Great Inventors
Web Sites on Inventions and Inventors:
Love this Inventor’s Resource Pack from Classical Composers Monthly!
Learn about 11 famous and inspirational inventors: Archimedes, Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver, Jacques Cousteau, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Benjamin Holt, Samuel F.B. Morse, Nikola Tesla, and the Wright Brothers.
Here is an affordable resource from Confessions of a Homeschooler. These Scientist and Inventor lapbook unit studies look fabulous!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!