Teaching with Historic Places - The Invention Factory: Thomas Edison's Laboratories
Objectives for the Students
- To describe how Edison created the first modern research and development laboratory complex and explain its function.
- To explain how Edison used his new complex to develop products and create industries that still affect our lives today.
- To describe the process of invention from having experienced it through a simulation activity.
- To investigate how technological and industrial developments have affected the students' own community.
The Invention Process - From Idea to Product
An Edison Timeline