First Nations Inventions – Parka, Kayak, Toboggan

By |October 25th, 2015|

First Nations inventions include the parka, kayak and toboggan, and many other things that are in use today throughout North America.

The invention of the parka ensured […]

Protect Ideas from Theft

By |October 25th, 2015|

A patent is an agreement between the inventor and the government. The inventor agrees to reveal information about the invention to the public and, in […]

Invention Ideas – Where Do They Come From?

By |October 25th, 2015|

The Natural Next Step
Often several people will invent the same thing at the same time. Why? Because something already exists that inspired the inventors. The […]

Invention Process

By |October 15th, 2015|

Often things that don’t work well motivate many people to invent. What if your pencil keeps slipping out of your hand? Could you invent a […]

Ruth Wakefield Invents the Chocolate Chip Cookie

By |September 25th, 2015|

Many accidental inventions have occurred in kitchens, including the invention of the tasty chocolate chip cookie.

Ruth Wakefield (1903-1977) and her husband owned the Toll House […]