Ben Franklin: Fun Facts and a Math Challenge
In this one time class, students will learn about Ben Franklin and try to solve some of his "magic squares".
Becky Williams, MAT
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We know that Ben Franklin invented bifocals and the lightning rod, but did you know that Ben Franklin loved squirrels (called Skuggs in England during that time period) and had some shipped from America to England for his friend's daughter? He also sometimes doodled Magic Squares during the Pennsylvania Assembly to keep himself entertained. In this class, we will review Ben Franklin's accomplishments as a scientist and inventor and learn some interesting facts about him (including quotes...
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Becky Williams, MATGifted Girl
34 total reviews
38 completed classes
I have my Master of Arts in Teaching from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. While in college, I had a part time job teaching art to children. After graduating, I got hired on as a fourth grade teacher, but I've been a GT (gifted and...