Thomas Edison

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The Wizard of Menlo Park Virtual Event

Available May 3 - 14


Thomas Edison: Inventor, Lecturer, and Prankster 
Broadway veteran Patrick Garner captivates your students with a variety of fun, interactive programs by making American history a virtual experience!

Thomas Alva Edison collaborates with your students as they help him recreate some of his most famous experiments.  Along the way, he shares several secrets that they can use in their day-to-day lives, including the importance of hard work, the value of mistakes, the ability to turn liabilities into assets, and the necessity of enjoying one’s work.

Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades K through 5

Curriculum Connection

  • Science 
  • History-Based
  • Music
  • Inventive Problem Solving

Educator Resources


  • Hard Work
  • Mistakes
  • Viewing a Problem from a Different Angle
  • Enjoying One’s Work