Courtesy of State Historical Society of Iowa, "Iowa Inventors and Inventions from A to Z," The Goldfinch, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 4-8, 1998
This excerpt from The Goldfinch highlights six inventions that made an impact on Iowa, and in some cases, the United States.
Transcript of "Iowa Inventors and Inventions from A to Z" Excerpt from The Goldfinch
- After reading about the six inventions, which invention do you think is the most useful? Use evidence from the text to support your opinion.
- Inventions often result from a problem. What is the airtight mailbag problem, and what is the solution?