Educational storyboard about the history of how and when the first light bulb was invented. Suitable for stage 1-2 students.
Before electricity was invented people used candles, oil lamps and fires to see in the dark.
In 1752 American inventor Benjamin Franklin attached a small piece of metal to the kite string, hoping to prove lighting was electrical. The experiment was success. Benjamin felt an electrical shock.
If I feel an electrical shock from the lighting, I can prove lighting is electrical
For the next 100 years many scientist and inventors tried to work out how to create light using electricity
In 1879 American inventor Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb
At first only people wealthy enough to afford electricity had the luxury of lightbulbs in their house. Many rural areas didn't have access
In Australia today, we are lucky enough to have lights that come in many different shapes and forms all with the flick of a switch.
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