Part of Nancy Polette's Fact or Fiction Series
Fact & Fiction of Famous Inventors and Inventions
4th in the series, Nancy presents not only fact and fiction statements, but also offers an original limerick for each of the inventors. From Archimedes to the Wright Brothers, Alexander Graham Bell to Alfred Nobel. Students learn about the first friction match, the first computer program, the first car, Velcro®, Coca-Cola,® Smith Brothers’® Cough Drops, Colt’s revolver and more. Great for just reading or to stimulate social studies research.
There once was a fellow named Bell,
who worked with vibrations so well
Many years were well spent
so that he could invent
A machine through which people could yell.
What invention am I?