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Design and Engineering Challenges
In 6th-8th at Lozano we started with the Ideas Box lessons and the kids loved investigating inventors and interacting with the Dyson Air Multiplier.   We then worked in groups to complete many design and engineering challenges.  8th graders created an artif...

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Chicago student inventors
May 26, 2016 Washington, D.C. - 19 Chicago student inventors grades 4-8 traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete at the first annual National Invention Convention and
Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) held May 19-21 and hosted by The STEMIE Coalition ( www.stem...

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4th Chicago Student Invention Convention draws over 300 student inventors K-8
2016 4 th Chicago Student
Invention Convention draws over 300 student inventors K-8 CHICAGO, IL - Over 300
Chicago Public School students from 25 schools in grades K-8 showed off their
creativity and innovation at the 2016 C...

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Countdown to the CSIC
Science Club members at Ogden school are putting their finishing touches in preparation for the Chicago Student Invention Convention on April 2nd at Clemente High School!  They are using their communication skills to make sure information is clearly display...

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Suder Montessori holds school Invention Convention!
Congratulations Suder Montessori Magnet school for a fabulous Invention Convention.  The
students were excited and passionate about their inventions and were
able to speak clearly and thoroughly about their work.  There were some
wonderful, practical, wa...

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Inspired to Invent
Students at Ogden activated their design and engineering skills by taking apart Dyson vacuum cleaners. They read about all the planning that goes behind brainstorming, designing, redesigning, creating a prototype, testing, and evaluating. This activity help...

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Lip Balm That You Can Share Without Spreading Germs Invention at W. Brown
The W. Brown middle school scholars came up with a problem that needed solving: how do you share lip balm without sharing germs? Under the direction of outstanding middle school science teacher and former mechanical engineer Ms. Patrice Morris, the childre...

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Cereal Scooper Invention Created W. Brown Middle School Scholars
The magnificent middle school scholar-inventors at William H. Brown School of Technology are hard at work creating inventions this month! A team of students designed a cereal scooper and built their invention in the W. Brown STEM Lab.  Incredible middle sc...

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Engineering Challenges at Lozano
The 7th graders at Lozano participated in Engineering Challenges this week! 1. Build a marble ramp out of paper and tape that allows the marble to roll and stop close to the finish line      2. Build a boat out of 10 straws and 10 inches of plastic wrap tha...

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Creating Models and Testing Models at W. Brown!
The scholars at William H. Brown are greatly enjoying creating inventions via the Chicago Invention Convention design process. We studied different inventors and inventions.  The scholars are fascinated by the inventions of Madam C.J. Walker, who was one o...
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