1847 Alexander Graham Bell early lifeBy:Jordan MelanconAlexander Graham Bell was a Scottish scientist, inventor and engineer, he was also credited for creating the first practical telephone.Bell's father , grandfather and also his brother all had been associated with elocution and speech, and both his mother and sister were deaf, which influenced his life's work.
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Alexander Graham Bell
Early lifeAlexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3 1847. His father was Alexander Melville Bell a professor. His mother was Eliza Grace, She and Alexander's sister were born deaf Though That influenced his work later on in his life. Alexander Bell also had two brother both of them died of tuberculosis. At the age of ten (1857) Alexander begged his father to have the middle name Graham after his brothers and father out of admiration. On his eleventh birthday his father acquiesced and allowed Alexander to adopt the middle name Graham.
First inventionAlexander Graham Bell's first invention was when he was twelve the invention was a homemade device that combined rotating paddles with a set of nail brushes creating a simple dehusking machine that worked for a number of years, in return John Herdman gave both boys a workshop to invent.

teachings,sounds and talking to the deafThroughout his years he showed a sensitive nature and a talent for art and music. With out a tutor or formal training , he mastered the piano and became the family's pianist entertaining guests. Bell was also deeply affected by his mothers deafness, which happened when Alexander was twelve, He then learned a mutual finger language and he also would put his mouth to her forehead and speak in a clear voice and she could hear his with reasonable clarity. His family was long associated with teaching of elocution, both his grandfather in London, uncle in Dublin, and his father in Edinburgh; all of them elocutionists .His father published a variety of books on the subject, several of them are still well known, especially his book "The standard Elocutionist" which sold over a million copies in the united states alone, and appeared 168 British editions; in this book Alexander bell explains his methods of how to instruct deaf mutes (as they were known in there time) to articulate words and read other people's lip movement to decipher meanings. Bells father taught him and his brothers to not only write visible speech, but to identify any symbol and its accompanying sound, Bell became so proficient he became his fathers demonstration and he amazed the audience, he became so good at it he could decipher visible speech in any language.
EducationLike his brothers he received a early schooling at home from his father and he also was enrolled at an early age at the royal high school in Edinburgh, Scotland. When he was 15 he left the high school completing only the first four terms and was undistinguished for being marked for absenteeism and lacking grades, although his main interests still remained in sciences especially biology. When he left school he traveled to London and lived with his grandfather and while living with he learned to love learning. A few long hours each day he spent in deep discussion and studying with his grandfather, and his grandfather took great efforts to have his pupil learn to speak clearly and with conviction, the concepts needed to become a teacher himself. At the age of 16 Bell became a teacher at Weston House Academy teaching, in Elgin, Moray, teaching elocution and music. Bell also became a student in Latin and Greek paying $10 per session. The following year he attended to the university of Edinburgh joining his older brother Melville who had also been there the previous year.In 1868 before he departed for Canada with his family he completed all his exams and was excepted into the university of London.
experiments with soundIn 1863 Bells father took him and his brothers to see a unique automatic developed by Sir Charles Wheatstone, The automatic was based off of an earlier work by Baron Woflgang Von Kempelen the rudimentary,"mechanical man". Bell was very fascinated at this mechanism even after he read a copy of Von Kempelen's book published in Germany. He and his older brother built their own mechanism based off of the one they recently saw. His father was also very interested in the project and funded it. Bell and his older brother built their own mechanical head, Melville built the throat and the larynx, while Bell built a realistic skull. His efforts were very successful and was very realistic And could even speak a few words.

Baron Wolfgang Von Kempelen
Baron Wolfgang Von Kempelen
Unique automechanicism
Unique automechanicism
The webs I used to gather information and summarize in my own words are wikipedia and the ones that are highlighted blue in the text.