Your search returned 2 results. Subscribe to this search

|
1. Benjamin Franklin by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in + 1 teacher's guide. , Benjamin Franklin explores the life and contributions of America's first great inventor. Students will see that Franklin was a practical man who felt a great obligation to make the world a better place, inventing many useful things that helped improve people's everyday lives, including the lightning rod, the 'Franklin stove' and bifocal lenses. Driven by his patriotism and supported by his skills as a diplomat, Benjamin Franklin also helped create what might be the greatest of all his inventions -- the United States of America! Availability: No items available:

2. Thomas Jefferson by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , He lived during a time of great conflict and war -- but he is most famous for fighting battles with a pen rather than a sword. In Thomas Jefferson, kids will examine the life of the statesman who wrote one of the world's greatest documents -- the Declaration of Independence -- and, in turn, helped form the United States of America. From his days in colonial Virginia to his election as president of the United States, kids will discover Jefferson's many contributions to American society, including the development of the Library of Congress, the capital of our nation, Washington D.C., and the great western expanse of North America that he felt compelled to explore. Availability: No items available: