What was the first thing Benjamin Franklin invented?
At 12 years old he got an idea he wanted to walk across a pond near his home, so he came up with floats that fit on his feet. The day he tried out his invention he took off all of his clothing, put his invention on, and walked across the pond. His only mistake was to leave his clothes on the opposite shore.
As a living Benjamin Franklin did so much, it isn't even possible to start discribing him! He was a printer,writer,leader,inventor,scientist, oh i can go on forever! He did this he did that. he did something in every catagory! Mason, he even invented the thing on top of your house! He invented that post thing on the roof, yup he invented the lightning post! Allright i got to get more information, check out more questions, the…
Benjamin Franklin postulated the idea that lightning was electricity, and designed an experiment to test whether this was the case. He also showed that the types of electricity, known as vitreous and resinous electricity at the time, were in fact the same thing. He invented the lightning rod, as well. There is a link below.