For kids &
of Applied Sciences
Programs that promote creativity, invention, and scientific
Academy of Achievement
Includes biographies and interviews with scientists and inventors.
Resources on African American inventors. From the
Articles on recent technological and medical advances.
From the National Academy of Sciences.
Kids For Kids
Information about the process of inventing, examples of
other inventors (kids and adults), and tools to help kids
explore their own ideas.
Smithsonian's Invention Section
Smithsonian-wide resources on invention and innovation.
Technology information and products for girls aged
Great Idea Finder's "history of invention" section
Stories behind famous inventors and inventions.
A resource for anyone interested in teaching children and young adults the creative and critical thinking skills they need to cope with any subject or situation.
Science and Technology Fair
Web-based science and technology competition. sponsored
by the National Medal of Technology Program at the U.S.
Dept of Commerce.
Information on inventors along with games and activities.
From the Lemelson-MIT Program.
All about kids and invention, with interactive games
Resources for young inventors.
Create your own comic strips--a great way to communicate
Top, The Hip Hop Scientist
Learn about African Americans in the fields of science,
mathematics, and technology.
About NASA people and the national space program.
Kid-safe experiments using plastic bottles. Recommended by students at Craft Central School District.
From Art to Zoo, the Smithsonian has something to interest kids and students of all ages. Begin your Smithsonian adventure by visiting some of the websites listed on this page.
Smithsonian resources and information for educators,
families, and students.