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    34b nicoleandchristine thomas edison2011 34b nicoleandchristine thomas edison2011 Presentation Transcript

    • Thomas Edison
      By Nicole and Christine
      3/4B 2011
    • Contents page
      1.Born and Death page 1
      2.Where he lived page 2
      3.Thomas Edison’s Family page 3
      4.What he Invented page 4
      5.Thomas Edison’s Business page 5
      6.Thomas Edison’s ear problems page 6
    • Born and Death
      Thomas Edison was born on February 11 ,1847.
      Thomas Edison died at 9 pm October 1931.he was 84 when he died.
    • Where he lived
      Thomas Edison lived in different cities and countries
      During his life time he lived in Canada, Newark, New Jersey, New York city, Lower Manhattan, West Orange New Jersey, and many more over his life.
    • Thomas Edison’s Family
      Thomas Edison had two wives named Mary Stilwell (1871-1884) and Mina Miller (1886-1931).
      Thomas Edison’s Mum name is Nancy Matthews Elliot and his Dad’s name is Samuel Ogden Edison , Jr.
    • What Thomas Edison invented
      1863 Automatic telegraph repeater
      1869 Electric vote recorder
      1875 Quadruplex telegraph
      1877 phonograph
      1877 carbon microphone
      1879 Incandescent light bulb improvement
      1880 Electric power distribution
      1885 Wireless telegraph
      1891 Kinetoscope and Kinetograph
      1896 Fluoroscope
      1904 Alkaline storage battery improvement
    • Thomas Edison’s Business
      At age 12 , Edison first job was selling newspapers ,vegetables ,snacks and candy on the local road.
      He was a inventor ,sciencetist and a business man.
    • Thomas Edison’s ear problems
      Thomas Edison had many ear problems throughout his childhood. When he was 15 ,a train accident injured his ear more. When he tried to jump on a moving train ,a conductor grabbed the boys ear to help him up. Thomas Edison said he felt something snap inside his head. He soon began to lose much of his hearing. His deafness could have been cured by an operation. But Thomas Edison refused the Operation. He said being deaf helped him concentrate.
    • THE END
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