Benjamin Franklin

By; Hunter Robison

Introduction

Although Benjamin Franklin came from a poor family he was still known as one of the best scientist. Benjamin Franklin was always known as a very intelligent child. Benjamin Franklin was also a inventor he invented many things throughout his life. Ben Franklin is still considered one of the best scientists in history. Benjamin Franklin is still loved for his talent.

Childhood

As a kid Benjamin Franklin was known as a very intelligent child. Benjamin Franklin attended school in Boston for only 2 years. Benjamin Franklin's dad couldn't afford to further educate Ben , so he made him work in his candle and soap shop. Benjamin Franklin's family was very poor and didn't have much money. There were not many books when Ben went to school, but he would read every book he could. At the age of seventeen Benjamin Franklin ran away to Philadelphia,PA. As you can see Benjamin Franklin had a very rough childhood.

The Scientist

Benjamin Franklin was an amazing scientist, he invented many things throughout his life. Benjamin Franklin invented an efficient heating stove. Also, he invented the lightning rod. Benjamin Franklin was the the first person in the world to conduct an experiment with lightning. He also conducted an experiment with a home made kite on a dark stormy day. That day he proved that lightning is just a huge electrical spark. Benjamin Franklin is still known today for his amazing inventions and experiments.

His Place In History

Benjamin Franklin is still admired for his talent and inventions. Benjamin Franklin is known as one f the best scientists in history. Benjamin Franklin is still admired for his amazing talents. The University of Pennsylvania named their athletic field after him in dedication to him. Benjamin Franklin died April 17, 1790. He was given an elaborate funeral in Philadelphia. Benjamin Franklin will always be loved and remembered for his talent and inventions with electricity.

Conclusion

Although Benjamin Franklin had little money he was still known as one of the best scientists in history. Benjamin Franklin was always known to be very intelligent as a child. As a scientist Benjamin didn't have much to work with , but he made the best out of what he had. Although Benjamin Franklin is gone he is still admired for his talent. Benjamin Franklin will always be remembered for his talent and inventions.

Glossary

Intro- Intelligent-Having an ability to learn something easily.
Scientist-A person who is trained in the field of science.

Considered-Viewed with respect or esteem.


Childhood- Attended-To go or stay as a companion.

Educate-To provide schooling.

Afford-To manage or to bear without serious detriment.


The Scientist- Efficient-immediate agent in producing an effect.

Conduct-The act, manner,or process of carrying on.

Experiment-A test, or a trial.


His Place In History-Admired-To like very much.

University-An institution of higher learning.

Elaborate-Planned or carried out with great care.


Conclusion-Remembered-To bring to mind or to think of it again.

Talent-A special ability.

Inventions-Something already invented.

Sources

Books-Colonial America Biographies(2000)
Colonial America Primary Sources(2000)

Online-Waldstriecher,David. Franklin,Benjamin Worldbook student.Worldbook 2015 Web.19Feb.2015