Last time we covered the brilliant cartoonist/inventor Steven M. Johnson, he'd just released a book of his transportation designs. Now he's got a new book out and it spans every design field under the sun. Johnson has graciously allowed us to show you some of the images from "Patent
Transportation theme unit. For Writer's workshop; Teacher & Ss can brainstorm and generate a list of all of the items that the boy put on or in his car. Then let the Ss creativity happen – the students get to dream up their own car and write about it!!!
Bertha Benz, wife of the inventor Karl Benz. She invested in Benz's business in 1871, enabling him to develop the first patented automobile, and in 1888 she was the first person to drive an automobile over a long distance.