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.
A best friend is an important thing to have. No one is better besties than science and imagination! All the greatest inventors in history were MONSTER IMAGINATORS! Without their super huge creative powers, some of the most important inventions of all time might never have existed. Afterall, where would we be without…
Do you like to build things? If you do, then this new game is for you! Invented by Mathew Lazenby, Toppletree involves building a tree up with its coloured branches before it topples over. Two to four people can play at one time.
For thirty years inventor Glen Martin has worked on developing a jetpack that will safely lift people into the air. This year, his invention was selected one of the top best 50 inventions of 2010 by Times Magazine.
Blame it on the cold weather, Canadians love to invent. Some of the world’s most important inventions, like the antibiotic penicillin, were invented by Canadians.
Britain is looking for the next Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell! In August 2009, an exciting new national invention competition for British school children was launched.
In 1994, ten year old Kathryn Gregory from Bedford, Massachusetts became an inventor and an entrepreneur when she invented and trademarked Wristies.
Thirteen year old Matthew Huber is the grand prize winner of the 2010 Bubble Wrap® Competition for Young Inventors for his invention “Petri Bubbles”. His invention is a scientific tool designed as an inexpensive alternative to Petri dishes.