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Invention Convention U.S. Nationals 2020 Winners

July 2, 2020

Congratulations to the following award winners for Invention Convention U.S. National 2020:   Award Name Invention Name Inventor Name Grade City State Kindergarten 1st Get Moving Owen Thomas K Sanborn

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Educator Spotlight – Honey Kenney

June 3, 2021

“The whole whole idea of my getting involved with invention convention has in itself evolved,” says Honey Kenney, who began teaching invention education in her Connecticut classroom over 25 years

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Educator Spotlight – Bri Livingood

May 6, 2021

Across the country this spring, tens of thousands of students participated in local invention conventions.  Whether virtual, hybrid or in person, these competitions came with months of preparation by students

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Congratulations Independent Inventor Program Winners

April 29, 2021

The Invention Convention Independent Inventor Program held its 2021 virtual competition last week.  The Independent Inventor Program is a pathway for those inventors that do not have an affiliate program

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The Henry Ford and its Invention Convention Worldwide Partners Host First Ever Globals Competition

March 25, 2021

Online Awards Ceremony Scheduled for August The Henry Ford is proud to announce today the first Invention Convention Worldwide Globals competition. Comprised of selected finalists from participating Nationals programs in

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The Henry Ford Welcomes Raytheon Technologies as Title Sponsor of 6th Annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals

March 17, 2021

The Henry Ford’s Invention Convention Worldwide is pleased to welcome Raytheon Technologies as the title sponsor of Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. The sixth annual event will be titled as Raytheon

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National Kid Inventors’ Day is January 17

January 16, 2021

With National Kid Inventors’ Day celebrated on Sunday, January 17, students throughout the U.S. are at the forefront of developing forward-thinking inventions. In many cases, these innovations are well ahead

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Kid Inventor Fridays with Danny and Ella

September 1, 2020

Meet serial inventor siblings Danny and Ella Mefford from Ohio. Over the past year Danny has developed three inventions, including the Quick Click, a device to help parents/guardians to install

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Kid Inventor Spotlight with Noah

August 7, 2020

Meet Noah Hong, an 8th grader from Chicago, Illinois look to revolutionize the face mask industry with his invention The Good Breather, a personalized mask made using biometrics. Noah identified

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Kid Inventor Spotlight with Ritvik & Varun

July 23, 2020

Meet the 16-year-olds looking to upgrade a classic school and work accessory, the lunchbox. Surisetti Ritvik Madhav & Varun Srinivas Harish of Singapore are the inventors of Eativo, a rechargeable

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Kid Inventor Friday with Jesse

July 7, 2020

Meet 7th grader (now 8th grader) Jesse Bouchard from Maine, inventor of the Thermacup, a device that gives a visual indication of how hot the drink is inside. “Its purpose

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