Monday, August 12, 2013

Made in the USA: A Celebration of American Inventions

This is a great Pinterest board that showcases American inventions!

Roadmap for US Robotics: From Internet to Robotics -  American innovations in robotics and the critical role of robotics in manufacturing and healthcare in the U.S. [2013]

Lightning Rod - Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod. A lightning rod is made of metal and is attached to the highest point on a house. The lightning hits the rod instead of the house, and the electrical current from the lightning goes into the ground and leaves the house undamaged. (1752)

Airplane - Wright Brothers made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk [1903]

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