Bottom barWho Invented The Game Of BasketBall ? James A. Naismith is credited for inventing the sport of basketball in 1891. Born on November 6, 1861 in ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada, he was a Canadian inventor who was the head coach of the Kansas Jayhawks from 1898-1907.
This Internet activity allows students to research French inventors in history. Also included are some Suisse, Belgian and French Canadian inventors. Inventors span from the 1600s to the 1970s. – more than 30 inventors! Included in this project are a Student Project Directions sheet and a teacher’s sheet with the inventors listed, their invention and the year that it was discovered.
George Washington Carver changed lunchtime sandwiches forever when he invented peanut butter. Born a slave, Carver didn’t attend college until he was 30 years old, but he went on to create 400 new uses for peanuts, soybeans, sweet potatoes, and pecans