INVENTIONS & INVENTORS

Elsie MacGill Invents New Airplane

By |November 30th, 2016|

Elsie MacGill once said, “I was always a sort of Miss Fix-it around the house. I was interested in radio work so I started out […]

Chester Greenwood Invents Earmuffs, 1873

By |November 30th, 2015|

Chester Greenwood, thank you for keeping our ears warm! Did you know that March 13 is Earmuff Day in the United States? It was on […]

Hands-On Basketball Invented by 9 year-old

By |November 30th, 2015|

Hands-On Basketball is a basketball that shows children where to place their hands when playing the game. Chris Hass was just nine years old in 1994 when […]

Frank Epperson Invents the Popsicle, 1905

By |November 22nd, 2015|

Frank Epperson from San Francisco was just 11-years old when he accidentally invented the Popsicle in 1905. He left a drink he had made from flavoured […]

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.

Parka
The invention of the parka ensured […]