Here is a worksheet to be used with the PBS American Experience episode, Edison. The video is a well done documentary about the life of Thomas Edison and how he changed American society. It is able to be viewed for free on the PBS American Experience website here: link
. Covered in the video is the entirety of his life from childhood, through all his inventions (the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, the kinetoscope, and many others), to his death. The worksheet has questions that come in the order they appear in the video so that the worksheet can be filled out by the students while they watch.