Inventors and Their Invention Worksheets

In 1875, Alexander Graham Bell developed the first telephone. This is seen as the single most important invention in human history. Now just under 150 years later you are reading information thousands of miles from your location in seconds. Inventors are the people who make Science Fiction a reality. We look at those visionaries and world changers in this set of printable worksheets.

  1. Acrostic Poem
  2. Bank On It!
  3. Cryptogram
  4. Do The Research!
  5. Group Creative Writing
  6. I Can Live Without It! - You are a member of the United World Invention Commitee. It seems that the world's citizens has decided that there are just too many inventions. Using the table below, state which invention you would get rid of and explain your reasoning.
  7. If I Were A.... ? - Choose any invention ever developed. Pretend you are this invention for the remaining questions.
  8. Invention Timeline - For each time period indicated below, name the invention that was created during that time period which had the greatest impact on you.
  9. Inventor Biography Worksheet
  10. KWL
  11. Maze
  12. Reading Comprehension
  13. Then and Now... - Fill in the table to show items used in the past and their modern day equivalent (improvement). In the three blank spaces, at the bottom of the table, add three of your own.
  14. Vocabulary Quiz
  15. Vocabulary List & Definitions
  16. What's In A Name? - Most inventions are given names based on actions they perform or the scientific priniciples the invention is based on. Try to think of new names for the inventions below.
  17. Word Chop
  18. Word Search
  19. Inventors, Inventions Teaching Theme