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Family Time Becomes Maker Time
Founder, Living in Digital Times
When my kids were young, making things involved macaroni, feathers, glue and paper plates. The desire to make things and the joy that comes with completion has not diminished. But boy have the tools changed.
Modern Design Competition Allows Middle School Students to Invent and Patent their Own Creations
Boettcher Scholar, Mechanical Engineer, and Enthused Writer
The patent process is a nightmare for an adult, let alone younger patrons. Fortunately FIRST--an organization dedicated to bringing STEM programs and activities to young students--is giving middle schoolers an opportunity to invent and patent their own designs without any of these obstacles.
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