INVENTIONS & INVENTORS

Jacques Plante Invents the Hockey Goalie Mask, 1959

By |November 22nd, 2015|

Jacques Plante, hockey legend and goalie for the Montreal Canadiens hockey team (1954-1963), designed and built the first-ever fibreglass mask in 1956 to protect himself from […]

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 […]

Protect Ideas from Theft

By |October 25th, 2015|

PATENTS
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 […]