Adult, Teen & Teacher Websites
Benjamin Franklin: In
Search of a Better World
Website Page of Ben Franklin Websites
Teen and Teacher Websites
Ben Franklin and
Ben Franklin and
and the Glass Armonica
Ben Franklin’s Heat
Franklin: An Extraordinary Life. An Electric Mind
(Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. 2002)
This PBS website derives from a three-part series on Benjamin
Franklin’s life and work. Learn more about Franklin in his roles as
exemplary citizen, prolific writer, eminent scientist, and worldly
diplomat. Experience his most memorable accomplishments by making
electric sparks, strolling down the streets of “Ben’s Town,” and
sailing across the Atlantic. With lesson plans for teachers, an
interactive time line, and a long list of resources, this site has
something for all of Franklin’s admirers.
Benjamin Franklin…In His Own Words
Produced by the Library of Congress, this website is an online
version of an exhibition focusing on Franklin's achievements as a
printer and writer, an inventor and scientist, and, particularly, as
a politician and statesman.
CIA – Benjamin Franklin – Master of Covert Action
Franklin and Friends
An online exhibition by the University of Delaware.
Franklin Institute – Franklin – He’s Electric
Franklin's String Quartet
Listen to a portion of Benjamin Franklin's composition provided by
National Public Radio.
KidsKonnect was created in 1999 by Jan Belzer as a resource for the
children in her school. She soon realized that the information
should be out for all children to use. This is a safe internet
gateway for children. Please scroll down to see the Benjamin
Benjamin Franklin: A Man of Many Talents
"We have studied about Benjamin Franklin. We've learned that when
Ben was young he was not very good at math. We've also learned that
he had many jobs and invented many things. We're really excited
about Ben and we want to share what we have learned with you."
(Produced by a 2nd grade class at Pocantico Hills School)
Benjamin Franklin: Early America's Renaissance Man
Social Studies for Kids
Check out this great website for a look at Benjamin Franklin’s life
and times. His inventions are included, too.
Benjamin Franklin House Kids’ Corner
Learn about Ben Franklin house in London, England. It is the only
house that Ben Franklin lived in that still remains today.
Guide to U.S. Government
Developed by the United States Government Printing Office
“Who was Benjamin Franklin and what did he do?” The Electric Ben
Franklin appreciates the many sides and trades of Franklin while
seeking out the common bond that links them all. A unique feature of
the site is Temple’s Diary, a fictional account of the adventures of
Benjamin Franklin’s fifteen-year-old grandson, William Temple
Franklin, written by Franklin scholar Claude-Anne Lopez. Explore
Franklin’s Philadelphia, learn to perform his scientific experiments
at home, peruse his famous sayings, and read scholarly articles
about him. Benjamin Franklin himself would be proud of this
NOTE: This site contains sponsored links.
The IMA Hero™ Collection celebrates important people in the past
1,000 years who have made a positive contribution to society. As we
entered a new millennium, IMA Hero™ Collection looked back on
important achievers of the last millennium.
Liberty Kids Archive
Benjamin Franklin painted by T.H. Matteson, Esqr. ; engraved by
Heny. S. Sadd.
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