Science

Our plastic problem and how to solve it

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary with your students, watch the video (if helpful, follow along with the transcript) and then answer the discussion…read more

3D printer technology gives girl her hand back

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Invention education allows students to examine real-world problems and come up with solutions. In this lesson, a group of young college students created a 3D prosthetic hand for a four-year old girl so she could play with her sisters and ride her scooter. Continue reading

10 lesson plans on invention that will change the world

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Learn how inventions are solving problems around the world and then have students design their own inventions that help their communities. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How inventions will land humans on Mars

Lesson Plan

Using the invention process, students will explore solutions to some of the problems facing the Mars mission and decide whether or not they are on board with expanding humankind’s reach in the universe. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How inventions are saving sea turtles

Lesson Plan

Students will research different ways to curb poaching of sea turtles and design their own invention to help protect endangered species. Continue reading

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