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Inventions : Made in America  

A BLC Guide for sixth graders researching American inventions and inventors from the mid-1800's through the early 1900's.
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BLC Invention Books

Find a book with information about your invention by the call number, then use the book's index to locate your topic and its' corresponding page number.

Online Encyclopedias

Search by keywords such as the name of the inventor or invention.


Please ask a librarian for the user name and password


in BLC

Find a Library book through the BLC Catalog

Online Databases

Punahou School subscribes to many online databases to help you in your research.

Discovery Education Streaming Videos

Please ask a librarian for the user name and password

Click on Streaming then search by keywords

  • Discovery Education
    Search for streaming videos on American inventors and scientists: Thomas Edison, Levi Strauss, Nikola Tesla, Orville and Wilbur Wright, etc.


Bibliography/Works Cited

Inventions Timeline

Scroll to 19th Century and 20th Century links


in BLC


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