The kite that changed history

Most people have heard of Benjamin Franklin and his kite. But few know the full story. Discover the tale of how one person’s quest for scientific knowledge altered the direction of history.

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  1. What are the three most interesting facts you learned from the video? Write them down and discuss them with an adult.
  2. Imagine you are Benjamin Franklin’s son. Write a diary entry about watching your father’s experiment and what happened.