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Inventions for Kids

The Great Idea Finder - Inventor Biography

Resource for profiles of various inventors and details on their respective contributions to society and history.

International Telecommunication Union - Historical Figures in Telecommunications

Information resource on the various personalities who contributed to the development of telecommunications.

Invent Now

Features a Hall of Fame for inventors where they are honored for their contributions to history and society. Includes list of programs and details on how to patent inventions.

Inventing Modern America: Games

Featuring games for children about inventions, inventors and invention chronology.

Invention at Play

Resource for learning about the importance of play at the Lemelson Center, at part of the Smithsonian Institution.

Inventive Kids

Features a variety of games, movies and interactive activities focusing on inventors and inventions, especially female and Canadian inventors.

Gallery of inventions submitted by kids, Camp Invention Program, and a showroom to try out some of these ideas.

Kid Inventors' Day (KID)

Annual celebration held on the same day as Benjamin Franklin's birthday. aims to acknowledge the accomplishments and promote the creativity of kid inventors.

The Lemelson Center

Features a virtual tour showcasing an array of inventions from the past to the present that made living easier and better.

Lemelson-MIT Program - Inventor of the Week Archives

Index of inventor profiles and details on their contributions in the fields of medicine, consumer products, transportation, energy, and telecommunications.

Let's Get Inventin'

Science and technology show aired in different countries worldwide, aiming to promote imagination, curiousness, and inventiveness among kids and teens.

Top Ten African American Inventors

Contains articles from Scholastic about ten inspirational African American inventors and their work.


Section of the official United States Patent and Trademark created to provide information and resources that inspire kids' inventions and promote the understanding of trademarks and patents.

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