May 1st – May 31st

This annual celebration was created to promote “the positive image of inventors and the real contributions they give to this world.” The work of inventors has shaped our society, fueled our economy, and improved our lives.

Ben and Me

Short Subject

(Biography/Franklin; U. S./1750 – 1812 & Pennsylvania; Science-Technology; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [8 & 9; 27 minutes]

Ben and Me

Talking and Playing for Growth

Short Subject (SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [5 – 8; 27 minutes]

Edison: The Wizard of Light 

(Science-Technology; U.S./1865 – 1929; Cinema; Biography; SEL: Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Citizenship) [8 – 13]

Einstein: Light to the Power of 2 

(Biography; Science-Technology; U.S./1945 – 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Self-esteem; Education; Families in Crisis; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [8 – 13]

Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants 

(Biography; Science-Technology; World/Italy & the Renaissance; SEL: Brothers; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8 – 13]

The Great Inventors

Short Subject

From the series “This is America Charlie Brown” (U.S./1865 – 1913; Science – Technology) [8 – 11; 24 minutes]

Isaac Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs 

(Biography; Science-Technology; World/England & Enlightenment; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Talent) [8-13]

Leonardo: A Dream of Flight 

(World/Italy & the Renaissance; Science-Technology; Aviation; Biography; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [8 – 11]

Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye 

(Biography; World/France & WWI; Medicine; Science-Technology; SEL: Female Role Model; Mother/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 – 12]