Garrett Morgan was a famous American Inventor who invented several items and one that helps us stay safe every day when we are driving. What is it? They are traffic lights! For this Mystery Doug, find out more about Garrett Morgan and his Traffic Light invention. After watching the , you will be able to think about different ways that you can use rubber bands! 1. Click the add response button. 2. Click on the link to watch the video, "Why were Traffic Lights Invented?". 3. After watching, return to Seesaw and complete the activity. Click on the caption button to find out what to do. 4. On the blank rectangle, use any of Seesaw's tools to tell me what you could invent or use rubber bands for. 5. When you are done, click the green checkmark to upload your work. As Doug always says, "Remember to stay curious"!
Some inventors make something new. Others find new ways to use an existing invention. Inventor George Washington Carver was famous for finding more than 400 different ways to use peanuts! He used peanuts to make shampoo, glue, rubber, plastics, and much more. Give this a try. How many ways can you use rubber bands? Will one work as an eraser? What could you do with a long, stretchy chain of them? If you get stuck, ask other people for ideas. Write or draw all your ideas about how to use a rubber band.
Teachers: This is the student link for this Mystery Doug lesson. https://mysteryscience.com/mini-lessons/traffic-lights?code=750cf5cee68f78e5b55e763e51aa4ead