invention process

Student Voice: Student inventors lead the way in UK design competition

Student Voice

Design Ventura invites students ages 13–16 to research, design and create a novel product. Winners have their product manufactured and sold in the museum’s shop. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Learn from NASA’s Martian helicopter how to invent for any environment

Lesson Plan

Experiment with engineering in changing environmental conditions Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Design a thermoelectric generator to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

Lesson Plan

Learn about a promising source of renewable energy and make your own sustainable design Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Recovery may take months even as more help reaches storm-hit Texas

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What do you think federal and local authorities should do in response to an emergency like the storms in Texas? 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

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