Homework help: Victorian inventor Thomas Edison

By Rachel Hayward | 15 February 2011
Screenshot from YouTube showing the Science Museum film about Thomas Edison and his telephone with an original black and white photo of Edison sitting down and wearing a suit on screen and a thought bubble with an old telephone in it
© Science Museum, London
KS2 Science/ History: Thomas Edison - inventor and businessman

This famous Victorian was a prolific inventor, not least of the household light bulb and telephone and the Science Museum has some great Thomas Edison resources you can use in the classroom or recommend as part of a Science project.

Click on the link for our pupil-friendly feature on Thomas Edison. It's on our kids' site Show Me and includes a link to the Science Museum film on Edison's telephone as well as access to photos of Edison's light bulb in the Museum's collection and some background info too.

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