“I was always a sort of Miss Fix-it around the house. I was interested in radio work so I started out planning to be a radio engineer.”
When James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, he had no idea that the game would one day be played around the world.
Hey kids, your vote counts! You can vote for your favourite invention in the FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Award contest.
It’s the middle of winter. Christmas is over, school is back on, and March break is oh so far away. With everything wet and cold there’s only one thing to: dream of an amazing vacation!
Every once in a while we come across a story that is so amazing that we want everyone to know about it. Connor’s Kits for Kids are pretty awesome science experiments invented by a child named, you guessed it, Connor, and sold though the Connor’s Kits for Kids website.
Almost 250 years ago, the first sandwich was “invented” in England by the Earl of Sandwich. Now, in 2011, another Earl of Sandwich has opened a sandwich restaurant in London. Can you guess what the restaurant is called?
That’s right, girls and boys, all famous inventors were once kids, just like yourselves. But what were they like? A new eBook called “Leonardo’s Secret” takes a stab at trying to figure it out. The book is about young Leonardo da Vinci, the famous artist and inventor, and how a turtle called “Tuttle” inspires him and gives him the idea for one of his inventions. Check it out – the book is very funny and has a few dramatic twists!
5th grader Tori Thomas has built a walker for the elderly using all recycled materials. She won the school “Invention Convention” and heads to the state championships next month. Find out more about this budding inventor and her school’s Invention Club!
Wow, things are changing very fast. When you were a baby, your parents most likely photographed your cute smiles using a film camera. Do you remember film? It came in a little metal can that popped into the back of a camera. That’s right, the camera opened. In the short time that you have been alive, many new inventions have replaced those that have been around for ages.
Imagine being a master builder, but you’re missing one ingredient – something to hold all the parts together!