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Franklin, Benjamin

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Overview of Benjamin Franklin's Life - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
During this eight-minute video, Sal Khan and a guest speaker discuss Ben Franklin's life. (08:12)
February 16, 2014 at 02:11 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Benjamin Franklin and Poor Richard's Almanac
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Sal Khan and a guest discuss Ben Franklin running away to Philadelphia and meeting his wife for the first time. (10:56)
March 1, 2014 at 11:28 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
The Ben Franklin Story Part 2: America's Diplomat
From earlyamerica.com, produced by Archiving Early American History
This man who stood before kings... who helped establish a nation...whose inventions improved the lives of millions... humbly began his last will and testament with the words: "I, Benjamin Franklin, Printer..." This biography is done with images tha... [more]
August 14, 2011 at 02:32 PM
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Scientific Genius-Benjamin Franklin (Documentary)
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This is a forty-three-minute History Channel documentary about Benjamin Franklin. He retired at age 42, a wealthy man, and devoted himself to learn about the power of electricity. (42:52)
March 3, 2014 at 08:17 AM
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The Ben Franklin Story — The Movie
From earlyamerica.com
There are two parts to this film. It uses images and a narrator to tell Franklin's biography. The video is easy for students to follow and a lot of information is provided that is sure to hold the attention of students. (09:21) and (11:32).
April 5, 2012 at 11:53 PM
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Franklin as Inventor
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
Salman Khan and a guest (author) give an overview of Franklin as an inventor. (08:23)
February 23, 2014 at 05:31 PM
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Benjamin Franklin Biography
From answers.com, produced by Answer.com
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
June 13, 2011 at 09:41 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Ben Franklin the Ladies' Man
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Ben Franklin had a passion for smart, beautiful women. In this video clip, learn about whether or not the truth supports the myth about his prolific romantic appetite. (3:17)
April 14, 2012 at 01:52 AM
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A Colony of Aliens
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS Learning Media
In this video clip from Faces of America, historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. speaks with comedian Stephen Colbert about anti-immigration sentiment present at the time of his German ancestors arrival to the United States. Gates has Colbert read a passag... [more]
February 6, 2012 at 09:21 PM
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Benjamin Franklin: Full Biography
From biography.com, produced by Biography Channel
Born in Boston in 1706, Benjamin Franklin organized the United States’ first lending library and volunteer fire department. His scientific pursuits included investigations into electricity, mathematics and mapmaking. He helped draft the Declaration o... [more]
November 29, 2012 at 01:33 AM
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