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Inventive Kids     View
"Play, learn and have fun! Choose your activity and click to begin an inventive experience."

Invention of Everyday Things     View
This IPL pathfinder provides information on the origins of everyday objects. Whether you are looking for a description of the invention or the biography of a famous inventor, the following information will provide a useful starting point. Both print ...

Inventors Assistance League Multicultural Resource Center     View
Inventors Assistance League has provided biographical information about under-represented inventors, as well as recognizing what these people invented. This section also features demographical information and trends related to inventions and inventor ...

Making the Modern World     View
This site "brings you powerful stories about science and invention from the eighteenth century to today. It explains the development and the global spread of modern industrial society and its effects on all our lives." Includes a timeline, ...

Best Inventions     View
Time Magazine picks the top new inventions in the categories of food, travel, home, and gadgets of all sorts.

USDA-ARS Cotton Ginning Research Unit     View
The highlight of this government website for cotton ginning research is an extensive overview of the cotton gin, the device used to separate cotton lint from seed. Includes a diagram of the cotton ginning process and illustrations of the machinery. T ...

Lighting a Revolution     View
"This web site accompanies an exhibition at the National Museum of American History exploring the process of invention. The story is told in two parallel sections comparing Thomas Edison's light bulb invention with several electric lighting inve ...

Rube Goldberg Contest at Purdue     View
Details about this competition inspired by cartoonist Rube Goldberg, in which "college students nationwide compete to design a machine that uses the most complex process to complete a simple task," such as screwing in a light bulb, in 20 or ...

InventNET - The Inventor's Network     View
Run by a nonprofit group of independent inventors, this site has advice on everything from patent law and software to marketing your invention: classified ads, a newsletter, an online forum, Web links, and inventions for sale.

The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress, 1862-1939     View
These online materials include over 50,000 images of "correspondence, scientific notebooks, journals, blueprints, articles, and photographs documenting Bell's invention of the telephone and his involvement in the first telephone company, his fam ...



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