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What Can Be Invented...

...and What Can't?

Look at this list:-

  • Television

  • Atoms

  • Radio

  • Gravity

  • Telephone

  • Planets

  • Computers

  • Electricity

Which of the above were invented by humans and which were natural things that were discovered by humans?

If you're having problems with this, you might want to try this hint...

The invention of electrical technologies can easily be confused with the discovery of electricity.

Can you think of TWO reasons why neither Franklin and Edison, nor anyone else for that matter, can be said to have invented electricity?

One published historical primary source however does indeed suggest that Franklin 'invented' electricity.

But why?

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