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PYP: Where we are in place and time: G4

CENTRAL IDEA

Inventions and innovations evolve in response to opportunities and challenges.

Lines of Inquiry

  • The difference between inventions and innovations
  • What drives invention and innovation
  • How an invention has evolved over time

LIBRARY BOOKS

RESEARCH DATABASES

WANT TO BE AN INVENTOR?

OTHER RESOURCES

  • 15 Awesome Invention Video for Kids
    How did they come up with that? How was that made? What will they think of next? They’re questions that fascinate us, and they can be a great springboard into the world of innovation. 
     
  • Inventors and Inventions, A-Z Index 
    A large, A-Z list of inventors and inventions that includes a brief overview of each. From Enchanted Learning.

     
  • The Lemelson Center 
    The Smithsonian Institute’s Lemelson Center is dedicated to the study of invention and innovation. It’s an excellent resource for learning about both modern and historical inventors.

 

ONLINE READING

Read EPIC Books

During school hours, students can click on any book cover. Enter the CLASS CODE hbd2871 and choose GUEST.

 

Read Capstone Interactive Books

Capstone Interactive is available 24/7. Click on the book cover to read or listen to the book.

VIDEOS

INVENTIONS BY KIDS

WEBSITES

QUICK LINKS