Useful Links about Inventors


(Courtesy of the Science Museum of Minnesota)


Smithsonian Institution: Inventions and Innovators

Begin by investigating links to some fascinating inventions, then step out on your own into the Smithsonian's huge Encyclopedia.

http://invention.smithsonian.org/resources/sites_inventors.aspx


Invention at Play: Playhouse

Test your problem solving skills by inventing solutions to games such as "Puzzle Blocks" and "Tinker Ball". A fun, kid-oriented web site!

http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/


Inventors About

This web site really takes you into the world of inventions! Click on the A-Z lists for stories about hundreds of inventors and inventions.

http://inventors.about.com/


CyberLibrary

CyberLibrary's incredible list of inventors and inventions.

http://www.cybrary.org/invent.htm


African American Inventors Curriculum

The African American Inventors Curriculum from The Ohio State University is designed to encourage 4th through 8th grade youth.

http://www1.cyfernet.org/activities/aainventors.html


USA People Search

A list of prominent inventors with links to articles about them (thanks to middle school social studies teacher Stephanie Harris for this suggestion!).

http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-the-ultimate-resource-of-famous-inventors.aspx


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