Great resource for studying black history or inventors. Garrett Morgan is known for inventing the precursor to the yellow wait light. Students make their own stop lights on a triangular prism and fill the other two sides with information.
Garrett Augustus Morgan (March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader. His most notable inventions included a type of protective respiratory hood (or gas mask), a traffic signal, and a hair-straightening preparation
INVENTOR Garrett Morgan invented the first traffic light and first gas mask. He personally used the gas mask to save miners in distress. Morgan also operated a cosmetic company which developed new products.
To the Rescue! : Garrett Morgan Underground (Hardcover) (Monica Kulling)
Black History crafts (Garret Morgan; Mae Jemison; Ruby Bridges; Dr. Williams)