Where We Are In Place And Time


Central idea!

Civilizations adapt to their environment by exploring new solutions to unique problems.
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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. He invented the lightning rod, bifocal glasses, flippers for swimming, the Franklin stove, glass harmonica, long arm, odometer (his own version).Odometer was to see how far Benjamin Franklin travel between Philadelphia and Boston.

Lightning Rod

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Wooden swimming flippers

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Long arm

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Glass harmonica

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Franklin Stove

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Favorite Parts of the Unit

My favorite parts of the unit were the greek Olympics.Going to the COMMA to see the fresco.Rotten Roman day. :)

Coolest Things I Learned

I learned about Roman Numerals.What games they played.the Roman and Greek Gods. :)

Roman invention

this solved the problem of dirty and clean water.

called aquaducts

Greek inventon

To help fight.

called a crossbow

Groovy Greeks