Snap Caps® Invented by 5th Grade Student!

Snap Caps® Invented by 5th Grade Student!

Have you heard the saying “If you can’t find it build it”? Well, that’s what 5th grader Maddie Bradshaw of Texas, United States did when she couldn’t find fun magnets for her school locker.

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17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

What if you needed an important medical check-up, but you couldn’t get to a doctor? Well, American student Catherine Wong has invented a heart test device — and the only thing you need to take it is an ordinary cell phone!

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Student Thinks Walking Can Charge Cell Phones

Student Thinks Walking Can Charge Cell Phones

We have all been there – forgot to charge our cell phones or smart phones and can’t make that important call or text. It’s frustrating!

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Muppets Inventor Jim Henson

Muppets Inventor Jim Henson

“The most sophisticated people I know – inside they are all children.” – Jim Henson

I am glad that Jim Henson invented the Muppets in 1969. My favourite puppets are the Muppets – all of them, from Kermit the Frog to Miss Piggy!

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Invisibility Cloak, Harry Potter Style

It’s all about light! Have you ever wished you could be invisible – like Harry Potter when he puts on his invisibility cloak?  Well, science may hold the answer.

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Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Popsicle lovers everywhere have an 11 year-old boy to thank for this tasty treat.

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March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

Did you know that March 13 is Ear Muff Day in the United States? I bet you haven’t heard of Ear Muff Day, especially if you live where it’s warm. 

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Canadian Woman Invents New Airplane

Canadian Woman Invents New Airplane

“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.”

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First Rules for Basketball Sold for $4.3m at Auction

First Rules for Basketball Sold for $4.3m at Auction

When James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, he had no idea that the game would one day be played around the world.

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Your Vote Counts!

Your Vote Counts!

Hey kids, your vote counts! You can vote for your favourite invention in the FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Award contest.

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