Presentation on theme: "How to Be an Inventor Instructor: Drew Boyd Week 1."— Presentation transcript:
How to Be an Inventor Instructor: Drew Boyd Week 1
What We Are Going to Learn Five Tools to Create New Inventions Famous Inventors Patents How to Use a Lab Book
How Do People Invent Things? Find a problem…
How Do People Invent Things? Find a problem… then…..
How Do People Invent Things? Find a problem… then….. Find a Solution
What are the parts of a TV?
1.Screen What are the parts of a TV?
1.Screen 2.Remote Control 3.Volume 4.Channel 5.Speaker 6.Box 7.Plug What are the parts of a TV?
You now have a virtual TV
Who would use a screenless TV?
First Tool: Reduction 1.Find a product 2.List all of its parts 3.Take a part away 4.Imagine your Virtual Product 5.Ask, Who would use this?
Kids Can Be Inventors! Kathryn Gregory Age 10 Invented the Wristies Kids Hall of Fame in 1997
Your Lab Book Always write down your ideas in the LAB BOOK. For each idea: –Date –Name of the idea –Describe the idea –Tell how you got the idea –Draw a picture of the idea –List the parts –Sign your name –Always write in ink, not pencil
Next Week Bring in a small toy or other product from home. We will practice REDUCTION. We will learn another tool.