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Free Benjamin Franklin lesson plans and printables

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Benjamin Franklin is known for many things, among them, his discoveries about electricity. However, there are better ways to reap the benefits of his observations today besides grabbing a kite and waiting for lightning to strike.

To honor his birthday, choose lesson plans that focus on Benjamin Franklin. Yes, this could take up an entire year of studies to do a detailed research into everything the man accomplished. However, here is a roundup to several helpful free links that will make the endeavor a tad bit easier:

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