Inventors: Everything You Need
Students research, report on, and emulate inventors using these resources.
Articles, Online Learning Activities
Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Learn about the history of computing machines including the world's first computer, the abacus.
Church offers ready-to-use summer teaching ideas in planning and problem solving, for mixed ages, in this "All Activities" issue of scholastic early childhood today. In this activity, children will use planning and problem-solving skills to create an original invention.
Interactive Whiteboard Activities
Grades: 3–5, 6–8
Students meet 10 history-making African Americans, from the inventor of peanut butter to the creator of the gas mask.
Computer Lab Activities, Interactive Whiteboard Activities, Listen and Read Activities
Through photos, texts, and audio, early readers will discover a few entertaining and delicious items that were invented by Native Americans.
Lesson Plans, Book Resources
These resources will add excitement to the classroom library while reinforcing knowledge of simple machines and their purposes.