Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents: Invention Guide for Kids
Role Models - Famous Inventors
- Inventor Biographies – Read about famous inventors including Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Samuel Morse.
- Little Known Inventors – Learn about various inventors who created everyday items such as the tin can for food, jeans, Frisbees, and feather dusters!
- Science and Inventions – Several famous inventors, like Alexander Graham Bell and Henry Ford contributed tremendously towards the progress of science and modern technology.
- The Inventor Database – Look up just biographies about any famous inventor from history in this online alphabetical database.
- Silly Inventions – Discover the people behind some of the funniest, most dangerous, or strangest inventions of our time.
- Absurd Inventors – Not all inventors come up with groundbreaking inventions, as seen in this list of downright bizarre and hilarious creations.
Get Inspired - Inventions by Kids
- By Kids For Kids – BKFK is an organization that helps to support and inspire young inventors.
- Famous Inventions by Kids – Did you know that Braille, earmuffs, paper lunch bags, and even the trampoline were all created by kids?
- Child Inventors – Get inspired by watching a photo slideshow of ordinary kids who came up with famous and useful inventions.
- Inventing for Kids – Get all the resources you could possibly need to learn more about inventions and patents.
- Guide to Inventing – Find out a step-by-step approach to pinpointing areas that require an invention, and then learn how to create one!
- How Do Patents Work? – This useful flow chart describes the entire process of how inventors obtain a patent.
- The Invention Playground – Let your imagination and creativity go wild with plenty of resources to help you focus on inventing something wonderful.
- Making an Inventor's Logbook – Inventors typically come up with so many different ideas and snippets of information that it’s best to record it all in a logbook.
- DIY Projects for Kids – A series of tutorials will help guide you through a number of fun and wacky projects and inventions.
- All About Inventing – Browse through a huge amount of resources to learn about inventors, answers about inventing, and related quizzes and games.
- Coming Up with Ideas – Use these resources to learn more about coming up with ideas for inventions and how to research if they already exist.
- Kid Inventors' Day - Celebrate Kid Inventors’ Day every January 17th to inspire yourself and other aspiring young inventors!
- Youth Inventors Program – This amazing program brings together thousands of kid inventors to help guide them through the process of creating their very own inventions.
- The Invention Quiz – Take a challenging quiz online to see how much you know about all sorts of inventions.
- Energy Inventions – Learn about inventions related to different kids of energy, including solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal energy.
- Camp Invention – At Camp Invention, kids learn how to make their invention ideas a reality.
- Kids Invent! for Kids – Kids Invent! For Kids aims to inspire children and teens to come up with their own inventions through a variety of skills and a good deal of imagination.