Invention Convention? 8 Websites to Teach Inventions

Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education curricular program mapped to national and state educational standards that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention, innovation and entrepreneurship for life.

For more information, click this Invention Convention post. But hurry! I just heard about this and it’s already begin!

Here are websites to help you and your students learn about the excitement of inventions:

  1. A Guide to Inventions
  2. Famous Inventors
  3. How Inventions Change History (video)
  4. How the popsicle was invented (a TEDEd video)
  5. Invented by accident I
  6. Invented by accident II
  7. Inventions from the Military –crazy ones
  8. Inventors and Inventions

Check back here for updates on this list.

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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2 thoughts on “Invention Convention? 8 Websites to Teach Inventions

  1. Thank you, Jacqui, for including me in your list as # 7. That certainly was a fun post to put together!

    1. I remember that post. When I teach this unit, I generally include how the military and space provided the engine to many inventions. Your post is perfect. Thanks, GP.

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