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Educator Voice: Finding purpose in invention during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Doug Scott testing out one of The Shield Team 2020’s face shields.   by Doug Scott, engineering teacher, Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton, Mass. The Shield…read more

Lesson plan: Help your loved ones monitor health at home through invention

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In this lesson plan, consider ways to help loved ones monitor their health at home without disrupting their routines. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Inventing beyond recycling

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In this lesson plan, explore ways non-recyclable materials can be reused or repurposed instead. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Inventing in a pandemic for the tiniest among us

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In this NewsHour lesson, learn how your students can create personal protective equipment, like face shields for infants. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How mimicking nature inspires new inventions

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In this lesson plan, students will learn about biomimicry — an innovative method in which nature inspires new inventions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Continue reading

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