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The Kids’ Invention Book (Kids’ Ventures)

Profiles eleven inventors between the ages of eight and fourteen, describes the steps involved in inventing a new product, and discusses contests, patents, lawyers, and clubs.

1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization: Official Children’s Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition (National Geographic Kids)

  • We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages.
  • People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered
  • Inventors created marvels like the elephant water clock
  • Architects built huge domes larger than anywhere else on earth
  • This book takes the wining formula of facts, photos, and fun, and applies
We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and ideas. Inventors created marvels like the elephant water clock, explorers drew detailed maps of the wor

Invention Sheds teaching kids hands-on skills

A Tyneside company is hoping to help fill the region’s skills gap by placing Invention Sheds in primary schools across the North East. House of Objects is teaching children to use tools, build toys and learn problem solving skills at an early age, by …
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Kids destroy, rebuild electronics in Camp Invention

It was a parent’s nightmare and a kid’s dream — pieces of computers and stereos throughout the room as young inventors used screwdrivers, hammers and pry bars to take apart electronics equipment. It was all part of the hands-on activities and experiments …
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Youngsters of invention: Kids get creative at summer camp

Nash Waterford’s Superbot3000 can do anything you want it to do. It can bake cookies and do your homework. It can play video games and soccer. It’s part playmate and part helper, Nash said — even though it’s only made of cardboard and duct tape.
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Camp Invention gets kids thinking, creating, planning for future

Imagine that a new planet is found. What would it take to get there and what might be required to make it hospitable to humans? What everyday items might be assembled to protect you from theft? Or better yet, can you invent and market something so amazing …
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