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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
Turning the Inventions of Kids into Breakthrough Innovations 
Kuang, Cliff 
Adults 
2012 
Article 
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Unconventional Invention Book: A Good Apple Activity Book for Grades 3-12, The 
Stanish, Bob 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
1981 
Book 
Universally Accessible Makerspace Recommendation to the District of Columbia Public Library 
Moeller, Rhett; Bastiansen, Carly; Gates, Laura; Subramaniam, Megan  
Adults 
2015 
Article 
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US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO): Kid's Pages  
US Patent and Trademark Office 
Adults 
2014 
Website 
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Violet the Pilot 
Breen, Stan 
Grades 3-5 
2016 
Book 
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees 
Prevot, Franck 
Grades 3-5 
2017 
Book 
Way Things Work Now, The 
Macaulay, David 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2016 
Book 
What a Great Idea! Inventions that Changed the World 
Tomecek, Stephen M.  
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2003 
Book 
What Do You Do With a Problem? 
Yamada, Kobi 
 
2016 
Book 
What Do You Do With An Idea? 
Yamada, Kobi 
 
2014 
Book 
What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur? 
DiOrio, Rana; Dryden, Emma D. 
 
2016 
Book 
Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions 
Barton, Chris 
Grades 3-5 
2016 
Book 
Woman Who Invented the Thread That Stops Bullets: The Genius of Stephanie Kwolek, The 
Brit, Edwin 
Grades 3-5 
2013 
Book 
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World 
Ignotovsky, Rachel 
Adults 
2016 
Book 
Women Who Launched the Computer Age 
Calkhoven, Laurie 
 
2016 
Book 
Work That Matters: Teachers' Guide to Project-Based Learning  
Patton, Alec 
Adults 
2012 
Article 
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Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace at Your School 
Fleming, Laura 
Adults 
2015 
Book 
Young Entrepreneurs Forum  
Youngentrepreneursforum.com 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2018 
Video 
Young Innovators Awards, The 
Young Innovators Awards 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Young Innovators to Watch Scholarship 
Living in Digital Times 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Young Innovators YouTube Playlist 
Various 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2018 
Video 
Young Inventors International (Yii) 
Young Inventors International, founded by Anne Swift 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Young Inventors' Program: Meant to Invent, The 
Academy of Applied Science 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Young Makers Program 
Maker Education Initiative 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Young Scientist Challenge 
Discovery Education 
Adults, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
Website 
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Youth Digital 
Youth Digital 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
Curriculum 
Zoom Inventors and Inventions 
WGBH Educational Foundation: Enchanted Learning  
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2000 
Website 
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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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