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Inventors What is the Word Worksheet

Word Definition
scientist and inventor credited with inventing the telephone
American engineer and inventor most known for inventing air conditioning
Polish woman physicist and chemist who discovered radium and polonium
African American physician who developed blood banks
American inventor and scientist most known for the development of the phonograph and light bulb
Scottish pharmacologist and biologist that discovered penicillin
well-known scientist and politician remembered for his discoveries in electricity
an American engineer and inventor who developed the first steamboat and designed the first submarine
a toy inventor that is most famous for the Etch-a-Sketch
German goldsmith and printer and the inventor of the printing press
American painter and inventor that created the Morse code system
American publisher and politician who invented the first typewriter and qwerty keyboard
German-Jewish immigrant who founded the first blue jean manufacturer
a mechanical engineer and inventor who is most famous for the development of the steam engine and for whom the system of measuring the rate of energy conversion was named
American inventor most known for the invention of the cotton gin

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