Websites of Interest

Books to Read

Events, Workshops
and Contests

Learning Tools
and Tips

Research Paper Ideas

Site-wide Links



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Resources Library

The following is a resource collection of items of interest to students, parents, schools and educators in regards to stimulating the creativity and passion within the rising generations to pursue interests and careers in the sciences, technology, mathematics, research, and inventing.

Websites of Interest

Braincake Do
Carnegie Science Center US FIRST
NASA Science The Museum of Science (Boston)
Inventors' Digest magazine Lemelson Center at Smithsonian Institute
National Science Foundation By KIDS For KIDS Company
Kids Invent! Camp Invention
The Kids Hall of Fame National Inventor’s Hall of Fame
US Patent and Trademark Office Kids Page
Science Fair and Lab Experiment Ideas Math Contest for Elementary & Middle Schools
The Kids' Science Challenge Lesson Planet
A Home Guide to Kitchen Science Experiments

Books to Read

Steven Caney’s Invention Book, Steven Caney. (Workman Publishing, 1985). Steven Caney’s Ultimate Building Book, Steven Caney. (Running Press Kids, 2006).
Accidents May Happen: Fifty Inventions Discovered by Mistake, Charlotte Foltz Jones. (Delacorte, 1996). How Nearly Everything was Invented by the Brainwaves, by Jilly MacLeod. (DK Publishing, 2006).
Inventing Toys: Kids Having Fun Learning Science, Ed Sobey. (Zephyr Press, 2001) Young Inventors at Work: Learning Science by Doing Science, Ed Sobey. (Good Year Books, 1999)
Loco Motion: Physics Models for the Classroom,
Ed Sobey. (Zephyr Press, 2005)
How to Enter and Win an Invention Contest,
Ed Sobey. (Enslow Publishers,1999)
I is for Idea: An Inventions Alphabet, Marcia Schonberg. (Sleeping Bear Press, 2005). Imaginative Inventions, Charise Mericle Harper. (Little, Brown, & Co., 2001).
How Benjamin Franklin Stole the Lightning,
Rosalyn Schanzer. (Harper Collins, 2003).
Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, Gene Barretta. (Henry Holt & Co., 2006)
DK Eye Wonder Invention, Caroline Bingham. (DK Press, 2004). Inventions: Frequently Asked Questions, Valerie Wyatt. (Kids Can Press, 2003).
The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle and Other Inspiring Stories About Inventions, Don L. Wulffson. (Cobblehill Books, 1997). The Kid Who Invented the Trampoline: More Surprising Stories About Inventions, Don L. Wulffson. (Dutton Children’s Books, 2001).
So You Want to be an Inventor? Judith St. George. (Philomel Books, 2002). DK 1000 Inventions and Discoveries, Roger Bridgman. (DK Press in Association with the Smithsonian Institution, 2002).
Young Thomas Edison, Michael Dooling. (Holiday House, 2005). The Science Book for Girls, Valerie Wyatt. (Kids Can Press, 2008).

Other Events, Workshops, and Contests

Junior Engineering and Technical Society (JETS) Junior Solar Sprint (JSS)
Gains in the Education of Mathematics
and Science (GEMS)
Quest Bridge - a College Prep Scholarship for high school juniors
Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Theta Tau’s Rube Goldberg® Machine Contest
USA Biology Olympiad
LETGO Your Mind: offers fun and enriching programs in the areas of simple machines and robotics, and an introduction to stop animation for Summer Day Camps for students between the ages of 6-13, in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.