Kid Inventors Use Empathy as Inspiration

Last week we wrote about a few inventions that were patented by kids.  Once you start to dig into this, it’s amazing – although maybe not surprising –  how inventive kids really are.  Some are on the goofy side, like the Hamster Helmet or trash catapult featured by Ellen. Some are pretty fundamental to childhood […]

International Programs, Local Flavor

So there’s an international organization called FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) based in Manchester, NH and a local education center called BadgerBOTS. How do they connect? BadgerBOTS hosts several teams in FIRST programs and is the Affiliate Partner (the coordinating organization) for FIRST LEGO League (FLL) in the state of Wisconsin. […]