Alexander Graham Bell | Printable Biography and Word Search

As a young child, Alexander displayed an interest in the world around him, collecting plants and conducting experiments. He also enjoyed spending time playing with his best friend Ben Herdman, a neighbor boy whose family operated a flour mill. At the age of twelve, Alexander was asked to help with the husking of the wheat. The laborious process that it was, young Alexander set to work on a machine that combined rotating paddles with sets of nail brushes to make the work easier. His first invention was put into operation and used steadily for several years. In return, Ben’s father provided the boys with a small workshop in which to “invent.”    ……Read the entire biography at

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