The project is devoted to the life and work of Alexander Graham Bell. This research takes the audience to the world of science and history. Olga starts with an introduction where she explains the aim of her project, why the theme is very interesting and attractive for her.
From his early childhood Alexander Bell is shown as a curicus child, who was interested in not only art, music poems but in science also. This project has also has useful information about his work as a businessman, as a teacher and step by step, she leads us to the world of Bell’s life and his inventions.
Bell’s inventions are called The greatest of the time. Bell received the Centennial prize awards for both the multiple telegraph and the telephone.
We realize that he devoted all his life to science. While working on the project the author has analyzed different periods of his life.
The plan of this research work completely corresponds to the contents. The goal of the work is achieved, all tasks are carried out. Undoubtedly, this project has practical importance and great educational value.
Learning new facts from the Bell’s life gave the author a unique chance to expand her knowledge of English and enlarge her vocabulary. It broadened her mind by giving her an understanding of the culture, language and history of the country.
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Alexander Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847
Alexander Graham Bell
He was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
In 1870, at age 23, Bell, his brother's widow, Caroline (Margaret Ottaway) and his parents travelled on the SS Nestorian to Canada.
Melville House, the Bells' first home in North America, now a National Historic Site of Canada.
Boston School for Deaf Mutes
Bell, top right, providing pedagogical instruction to teachers at the Boston School for Deaf Mutes, 1871.
Bell's patent 174,465, was issued to Bell on March 7, 1876, by the U.S. Patent Office. On March 10, 1876, three days after his patent was issued, Bell succeeded in getting his telephone to work, using a liquid transmitter similar to Gray's design.
Alexander Graham Bell, his wife Mabel Gardiner Hubbard, and their daughters Elsie (left) and Marian ca. 1885
His main inventions
Photophone receiver, one half of Bell's wireless optical communication system, ca. 1880
Bell HD-4 on a test run ca. 1919
AEA Silver Dart
AEA Silver Dart ca. 1909
Bell, an alumnus of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LL.D.) at the university in 1906.
Legacy and honors
~ A.G. Bell issue of 1940 ~
Bell statue by A.E. Cleeve Horne, similar in style to the Lincoln Memorial, in the front portico of the Bell Telephone Building of Brantford, Ontario, The Telephone City. (Courtesy: Brantford Heritage Inventory, City of Brantford, Ontario, Canada)
Bell died on August 2, 1922, at his private estate, Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia, at age 75.