Physics for Kids: Friction
From Ducksters education site
The Invention Dimension
From MIT; an inventor's handbook, the invention of the week archives, and invention related links and resources
Communication Activities - The Telegraph
From Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) funded by the Library of Congress.
Invent It, Build It
Six activities to spark the inventive spirit of kids. Each one is designed to show how invention improves people's lives. Grades 4-6
Design Squad Nation Activity Guide
Activity Guide from PBSKids.org. Five engineering challenges: Watercraft, Paper Table, Zip Line, Paddle Power, and Helping Hand. Grades 4-6
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Using a patent search sites is a good way to find out about inventions
The Lemelson Center
The Study of Invention and Innovation
Famous Black Inventors
Famous black inventors - a database list of African American patent holders and individual biographies of African American inventors.
Inventors and Inventions Theme Page
From the Community Learning Network, a website offering free learning resource links on inventors and inventions.
Internet Scavenger Hunt: Inventors & Inventions
From Education World accessed through Wayback Archives
Black Scientists and Inventors
This site can help you plan an educational visit to tour a factory during your travels.