Thomas Alva Edison | Biography for Kids and Worksheet

Thomas Alva Edison was born in Milan, Ohio in 1847, and grew up in Michigan. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison.

For a short time, Thomas attended public school, though his mind often wandered. His teacher was even overheard referring to him as “addled”, because he seemed to be confused in his thinking and not teachable. This marked the end of his official schooling days. He would spend the rest of his youth taught at home by his mother….Read More…

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Thomas Edison Printable Biography

Thomas Edison Word Search