Inventor’s Showcase

by: Joan Braunagel McShane

“Creative” does not adequately describe the 2,800 entries in the 2000 Craftsman/NSTA Young Inventors Awards Program. Second- through eighth-grade student inventions were reviewed by panels (regional and national) of distinguished science educators and industry personnel. Thirty-six regional winners were selected, and from this group, a grand awardee in the second- to fifth-grade division and a grand awardee in the sixth- to eighth-grade division were selected. In this article, the winners from the program describe the innovative tools they invented to help others and to make work easier.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2000Stock # sc00_038_02_34Volume 038Issue 02

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