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Don’t be sure until you try it . Presented By: Cameron Bennett Interview How old were you when you started working on electricity? What made want to study electricity? How Many years of experiments did it take to figure out what you know ? Ben in his lab Franklin’s Kite Experiment Franklin made a home made kite to try to get the lightning to travel through the kite down the string and through him and down into the ground. Franklin did not really realize the risks of this experiment he just wanted to accomplish his task of creating electricity. Benjamin thought lightning was electricity because a former scientist was shocked and killed by lightning trying to figure out electricity. (continued) and his partner saw the spark of electricity between him and the metal rod he was holding so Franklin tried to do an experiment with lightning because he learned from others but he new the risks and he avoided them. Introduction Born- 1706 Died- 1790 he was 84 years old and to this day no one knows the exact date that Franklin was born or of the day he died. 1 son- he had a son named James or jimmy for short Franklins son James got to go on the kite experiment in the field with his dad. Social Contribution Benjamin Franklin really figured out electricity because other people new about it but Ben took it to the next level to actually study it and he is why electricity has adapted from a simple light bulb to a I pod and Wii. This was a very positive contribution to the world. President There was no president at the time of Benjamin Franklins life but there was the thirteen colonies and the king of Britain ruled them so he was like a president. Childhood When Franklin was just a boy he was already getting into creating different sculptures and trying new things and that was only when he was 5 years old. By the time he was ten he was making more advanced experiments using fire, or sparks to do something else His two parents knew from the start that this boy would be successful in life because of his intelligentsia and willing to try new things. Ben was very good in school which defiantly paid off in the long run. He liked to experiment because when he was 5 a experiment was done on him and so he just feel in love with electricity. Adulthood Ben Franklin was the most famous man of his generation . He lived much longer than most men in that time. Ben went off on his own to get away from his family because he was not very close to them . When he was away that’s when he became really famous because of the kite experiment and he did not get electrocuted and he had written and published some books in his brothers printing office. Benjamin Franklin was very important to the world. Adolescence When Franklin hit his teenage years he was doing extremely well in in grade school he had to get bumped up a grade because he was to smart and sophisticated for the other students and he would get interviewed by scientist to get Franklins side of the story on a project they would be starting. Ben started getting into the higher grades like high school now and he would already be building and planning out special projects. He was a very successful student and person.
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