by: Eli purser
as a child Thomas Edison had trouble in school, he was called dull by his teachers and he couldn't hear very well.
The first lightbulb
Thomas Edison invented the first electric light bulb. In 1882 he built the first central electric power plant in new York city illuminating 85 buildings.
Significance of the light bulb.
The light bulb was significant because it changed the lives of people forever. before then people used candles and they often caused housed to catch on fire the invention of the light-bulb changed that.