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80 charles goodyear

Charles Goodyear

Famous People

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About this printable lesson

Charles Goodyear was an American who invented the vulcanization of rubber. His family was very poor, and Goodyear spent much of his time in debtors' prison. This is where he got his best ideas.

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  • Est. time to teach:1.5–2 hours
  • Pages:4
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Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • strengthen
  • inflatable
  • raft
  • hardware
  • debt
  • melt
  • ruin
  • complain
  • possessions
  • experiment
  • patent
  • commercial
  • give up