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Supporting Innovation

In this section, you will find hundreds of resources in a variety of formats that can be used to support and motivate innovative behaviors and attitudes, provide information, and inspire participation in innovation programs and activities. These resources come in a wide range of formats, from books to blogs and from webinars to websites.

 

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357 items found
Title Author Audience Year Format
Adafruit Learning System 
Adafruit 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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African American Women Scientists and Inventors 
Sullivan, Otha Richard 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2001 
Book 
Africans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations 
Opini, Bathseba; Lee, Richard 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2011 
Book 
After School Invention Club--Lessons Learned!  
Vanloon, Martha; Kornoelje, Joanne; Roman, Harry T. 
Adults 
2014 
Article 
Age Didn’t Matter for These Young Entrepreneur Stars of ‘Shark Tank’ 
Boitnott, John 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2014 
Article  
Alanna Wall and Polish Girlz! 
The Ellen Show 
Adults 
2013 
Video 
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Amazing Inventions Series  
ABDO Publishers 
 
2016 
Book Series 
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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself 
Anderson, Maxine 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2006 
Book 
An 18-year-old boy has invented a bra that detects breast cancer 
Marsden, Harriet 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Article 
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Andrea Beaty resources for classroom and home use 
Beaty, Andrea 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Arab World Thought of It, The 
Hussain, Saima Shakil  
Grades 6-8 
2013 
Book 
Are They Really Learning? A Case Study of a School Library Makerspace 
Koh, Kyungwon 
Adults 
2015 
Article 
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Be a Maker! Book Series 
Multiple authors 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2016 
Book Series 
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Beam Center 
Beam Center 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Ben Franklin's Big Splash: The Mostly True Story of His First Invention 
Rosenstock, Barb 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2014 
Book 
Benji Franklin: Kid Zillionaire 
Bean, Raymond 
 
2015 
Book 
Best of Instructables Volume I: Do-It-Yourself Projects from the World's Biggest Show & Tell (v. 1), The 
Maker Media, Inc. 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2008 
Book 
Best STEM Books 2017 
National Science Teachers Association 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Billy Sure, Kid Entrepreneur 
Sharpe, Luke 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2015 
Book 
Biohackerspace, DIYbio, and Libraries 
Bohyun, Kim 
Adults 
2015 
Article 
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Blast Off! A Summer-Learning Challenge Uses Space Travel to Teach Twenty-First Century Problem-Solving Skills 
McChesney, Elizabeth; Pearson, Shilo 
Adults 
2015  
Article 
Blog Basics: Copyright and Fair Use 
GCF Learn Free 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The 
Kamkwamba, William 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2015 
Book 
Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth, The 
Krull, Kathleen 
Grades 3-5 
2009 
Book 
Brainstorm: The Stories of Twenty American Kid Inventors 
Tucker, Tom; Loehle, Richard 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
1998 
Book 
Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator is Changing the World 
Andraka, Jack; Lysiak, Matthew 
Grades 9-12 
2015 
Book 
Bringing Design Thinking to the School Library 
Deisley, Laura 
Adults 
2016 
Article 
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Build a Better Mousetrap 
Striker, Susan 
Grades 6-8 
2002 
Book 
Building a Culture of Collaboration: Most Likely to Succeed 
Moreillon, Judy 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Building a Culture of Collaboration: The Innovator's Mindset 
Moreillon, Judy 
Adults 
2017 
Article  
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The Innovation Destination

 

The Innovation Destination was designed and evaluated by a team from the Center for Digital Literacy at the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University and developed by Data Momentum Inc, in partnership with the Connecticut Invention Convention, By Kids for Kids, New York On Tech, and over 70 school librarians and young innovators.

 

 

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