Essay on Alexander Graham Bell And Charles Bell

1371 Words Feb 29th, 2016 6 Pages
Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His parents were Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds. He had two brothers by the names of Melville James Bell and Edward Charles Bell. Alexander Graham Bell was destined to be a science expert ever since his childhood. His hometown was known as the Athens of the North, for its rich culture of arts and science. Not only this, but Bell’s family was also a major influence for him in his early and later years. His father was greatly involved in the world of science. He taught elocution to the deaf which developed into what was called the “Visible Speech”. It was a system that helped deaf children to learn how to speak. This is a major key point, due to the fact that Alexander Graham Bell’s mother was deaf. Alexander Graham Bell was home schooled until the age of 11. He was home schooled by his mother Eliza. He enjoyed working with science, but on the other hand, he didn’t do very well in his other academic classes. When he was 12, he found out that de-husking wheat grains took a lot of effort and thought that it was boring. Alexander Graham Bell experimented and realized he could create a tool in order for that process to be faster. He soon built a machine that could do that work for anyone. The machine that Alexander Graham Bell built was soon used at the mill for several years (Lindsay, n.d.). This marked the start of his science career.
Alexander Graham Bell’s educational life started off…

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