Check these resources for learning about science and technology, from The Franklin Institute website:
http://www.fi.edu/learn/index.php – Science learning home page features Science
Headlines, activities and ideas for inspiring scientific curiosity at home, in
school, or wherever you are.
http://www.fi.edu/learn/learners.php – Science learning and classroom resources
like The Human Heart, The Human Brain, and Ben Franklin FAQ.
http://www.fi.edu/learn/sci-tech – History of Science and Technology.
http://www.fi.edu/learn/case-files/index.php – Interesting stories about
individuals from the history of science and technology.
http://www.fi.edu/pieces – “Pieces of Science” is an online gallery of sixteen
educational units related to a collection of historical science objects. The
learning units, ranging from primary to secondary grade levels, include: the
Lightning Rod, Bicycle Hero Major Taylor, Ben Franklin’s Armonica, the Electric
Tabulating Machine, Powered Coin Press, Daguerreotype Cameras, Apollo 8,
Maillardet’s Automaton, Apollo 10, Bicycle Technology, the fastest Solar-Powered
Car, Grumman Lunar Module, Motion Photography, Genetic Engineering, Priestley’s
Physics, and Penicillin.
http://www.fi.edu/kitchen-science – Kitchen Science: Explore Cooking Like a
http://www.fi.edu/msp – Resources for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teachers
that support the core curriculum for science.
http://www.fi.edu/teacherresources – Curriculum connections and educator’s
guides for Franklin Institute exhibits.