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Recorded MS
Inspiration, Invention, Innovation

Join this engaging, hands-on course and experience science in a fun way. Those who like creativity or are future innovators and inventors are especially welcome!

Total classes: 12 classes

Duration: 50 minutes

Prerequisite: None. However, one of the following is recommended: Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics

Suggested grade level: 7th to 12th grade.

Suggested credit: 1/3 year (1 trimester) Science or Engineering.


This is a hands-on course. Students will go through the engineering process to develop and build a project of their own choosing. Each class will have a short lecture; the rest will be a class discussion.


Introduction. pt. 1: What Is an Invention?

Introduction, pt. 2:  The Invention Process & Journaling

Identifying Problems

Brainstorm Solutions

Criteria & Constraints of the Solution

Design Project

Build Project

Test Project

Refine Project

Communicate Results

Materials and Homework

Course materials:

Materials (and tools) to complete their project; these may be household materials or things you need to purchase.

Parental supervision (and possibly help) is required during the build and testing phase.

Homework: A final project is required. Weekly requirements may include a short assignment,  journal entries, and a self-assessment.  Time requirements will vary depending on the project.  Students are expected to spend at least 3 hours per week (outside of class) on their project. 

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