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Chocolate Chip Cookies

About Ruth Wakefield, woman inventor.  www.women-inventors.com/Ruth-Wakefield.asp

Information from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) archival site.
    web.mit.edu/invent/iow/wakefield.html

Popsicles
Invention by an 11-year-old, Fred Epperson.  www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/01/the-popsicle-was-invented-by-an-11-year-old/
Information from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) archival site.
    web.mit.edu/invent/iow/epperson.html

Radar (Microwave) Range
Invention by Percy LeBaron Spencer as recounted by Carlton Gallawa  www.gallawa.com/microtech/history.html
Potato Chips
George Crum, a Saratoga, New York cook -- his story is told in Gaylia Taylor's George Crum and the Saratoga Chip and in Penelope Stowell's The Greatest Potatoes -- Read about Taylor's book and the potato chip story on Jama Rattigan's blog.

More information about Crum and the potato chip on the Idea Finder site:
www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/potatochips.htm

Kellogg's Corn
More information about Crum and the potato chip on the Idea Finder site:
www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/kellogg.htm
Crossword Puzzle
Accidental Discoveries
Crossword Puzzle - Accidental Discoveries
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Use this link for pdf of answer file.

Question:
  1. After completing this crossword puzzle, identify the one inventor from the above list that is not included on the puzzle.
  2. Add other "accidental" inventors to a list that begins with the answer to #1 and create your own crossroad puzzle.
 




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