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FEB 01

Explore the work of eight inventors who changed history with their contributions to science, industry, business, transportation, and communication. Think about the difficulties they faced both personally and professionally. Grades K-6

The inventors and inventions include:

Sarah Boone: Improved the ironing board
Philip Downing: Letter (postal) box
Dr. Charles Richard Drew: Blood preservation
John Lee Love: Portable pencil sharpener
Jan Ernst Matzeliger: Shoe lasting machine
Garrett Morgan: Automatic traffic light
William Purvis: Self-inking stamp
Lloyd Ray: Long-handled dustpan