Inventors and Inventions Lessons, Printables, and More

Explore inventors and inventions with your students by using lessons and printables to discover a world of unlimited possibilities. There are plenty of hands-on science activities to encourage creativity and engage students of all ages in learning. From catapults to artificial hearts, you'll find a variety of reading passages about the history and people behind innovations in technology. Additional resources include art activities, puzzles, and timelines.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons
Enhance your teaching strategies and increase students' learning with these mini-lessons and slideshows. Teach your students key science concepts such as the difference between a discovery and an invention with these whiteboard compatible lessons.
Choose from our list of printables to enhance your lessons and help your students' understanding of inventors and inventions. Includes a short biography and comprehension questions, reading warm-ups, a student created a "kite-shaped" book, and more.
Lesson Plans
Our Lesson Plans will help students understand inventors and inventions with activities such as inventing a sport, independent research, and using the internet to learn about inventions. Objectives, procedures to follow, and extension activities are included.
Digital Books
Expand your lessons with these Digital Books about inventors and inventions, and increase your students' knowledge. Includes information about simple to complex inventions, the development of various inventions and how they are used in today's world.
Refer to our resources on inventors and inventions to enhance your lessons. Information included in the references covers inventions by women and African-Americans, and more.
Games & Puzzles
Increase student interest and learning in inventors and inventions by using our games and puzzles. Includes cooperative learning groups, reading passage with cross-word puzzle, vocabulary and definitions game, and more.
Inventions Resources for Women's History Month
Help students learn about inventors and inventions during Women's History Month with these resources. Included resources cover women in the STEM field, reading passages with comprehension questions, a book of printable worksheets, and more.
Inventions Resources for Black History Month
Add to your lessons on African-American inventors and inventions while increasing student learning by using these resources. Includes student created book, short reading passage with coloring pages, and more.
Art, Music, Drama, & Inventions Connected
Incorporate the arts into your lessons on inventors and inventions to increase student interest and learning. Our resources include drawing activities, inventing new names for crayon colors and designing a new box, along with inventing a new invention and documenting the process.
Inventions & Mathematics Connected
Interconnect mathematics into your lessons on inventors and inventions to help student skills and knowledge. Activities include inventing new names for crayon colors and designing a new box, creating a timeline of famous inventions, then solving math problems, and more.
Inventions Resources for Language Arts
Choose from these activities to help students expand their knowledge about inventors and inventions using reading. Activities include reading warm-ups and passages with comprehension questions, along with an assessment of vocabulary words for inventions.
Science & Inventions Connected
Teach your students about inventors and inventions in your science lessons and capture their interest. Includes a reading passage about robots, designing and drawing a flying machine or any machine using materials supplied, and more.
Health, Safety, & Inventions Connected
Create interest in your students about inventors and inventions with these resources. Includes creating, making, and racing cars using vegetables, inventing a dessert with a partner, along with learning about bacteria.
Inventions Activities for Social Studies
Explore connections with inventors and inventions using these social studies resources. Includes a mini-book of inventors, coloring pages, reading about Louis Braille and practicing using the Braille alphabet, and more.
Inventions in Transportation History
Transport your students with these resources about transportation inventions when you add them to your lessons. Activities include independent research with accompanying lesson plans, fun-fact activities, reading passages, and more.

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