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Invention Dimension  (Y,M,O,T)
From MIT, this site features an Inventor of the Week with archives, the Inventor's Handbook, Invention Related Links and Resources, and more.

Inventors Hall of Fame  (Y,M,O,T)
From, offering a comprehensive list of all Hall of Fame inductees. Each inventor has a profile, including his or her invention, its impact, and the inventor's bio.

The Invention Factory: Thomas Edison's Laboratories  (M)
A curriculum kit created by the National Park Service. Lesson good for teaching units on the industrialization of the United States, the development of science and technology, and social change in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Major Inventions by African-Americans  (Y,M)
A list of other items inventions by African-Americans.

Black Inventors A-Z  (Y,M,O,T)
This is a A-Z list of popular Black inventors that we have more extensive information on: biographies, images, timelines, and other media.

The Lemelson Center  (M,O)
The Study of Invention and Innovation

Famous Black Inventors  (Y,M,O,T)
Famous black inventors - a database list of African American patent holders and individual biographies of African American inventors.

The Life of Henry Ford  (Y,M,O,T)

Timeline: Biography of Samuel Morse 1791 - 1872  (Y,M)

Samuel Finley Breese Morse  (Y.M)
Samuel F. B. Morse was a successful artist befroe inventing the electric telegraph and the related code system that bears his name.

Alexander Graham Bell  (Y,M)
From Garden on Praise

Alexander Graham Bell  (Y,M)
From Surfing the Net with Kids

The Braille Bug Site  (Y,M)
From the American Foundation for the Blind

The life of Louis Braille  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Royal National Institute of the Blind

Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius  (Y,M,O,T)
From National Braille Press

Thomas Alva Edison  (Y,M)
From Surfing the Net with Kids

Inventors and Inventions Theme Page  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Community Learning Network, a website offering free learning resource links on inventors and inventions.

Internet Scavenger Hunt: Inventors & Inventions  (Y,M,O,T)
From Education World accessed through Wayback Archives

Black Scientists and Inventors  (Y,M,O,T)

George Washington Carver  (Y,M,O,T)

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