Kid Inventors

Kid Inventors, Whiz kid inventors, If you thought kids were only good at inventing excuses to avoid chores, think again. These teens and tweens are the minds behind some revolutionary products from household staples to cool niche novelties to an entire method of communicating.

Joseph-Armand Bombardier 
Joseph Armand Bombardier Age 15, Hailing from the Great White North, this young mechanics fanatic designed a prototype to help navigate the local terrain: a snowmobile. Model T engine + a wooden airplane propeller + set of sleigh runners used for bombardier, Joseph-Armand Bombardier The Father of Snowmobiling,
Louis Braille
Louis Braille 15 years old, Blinded at an early age, Braille devised the well-known system of reading and writing for the visually impaired in 1824. Louis Braille struck by an awl,
Sarah Buckel

Sarah Buckel + magnetic wallpaper, Buckel's idea  magnetic locker wallpaper gave students a boost of schoolhouse style, put her dad's biz on the map and helped her earn some serious pocket change. sarah buckel   magnetic wallpaper   8th grade, magnacard magnetic locker wallpaper, +sarah buckel   magnacard, magnetic locker wallpaper + $1 million in sales, magnetic locker wallpaper + Target, Staples, Rite Aid,
Frank Epperson 
Frank Epperson + 11 years old, Summers got a lot cooler thanks to Epperson's accidental 1905 invention, the Popsicle. stirring stick in soda- water powder and water on his porch overnight,
Philo Farnsworth
Talk about extra credit: In the early 1920s, farm boy Farnsworth showed his chemistry teacher a bright idea, a stepping-stone for making the first electronic television. Philo Farnsworth + 14 years old, Philo Farnsworth + "image dissector" vacuum tube, 1927 + demonstrated the first all-electronic television , Farnsworth RCA patent dispute, Philo Farnsworth National Inventors Hall of Fame 1968, Philo Farnsworth 1983 U.S. postal stamp,
Chester Greenwood
Chester Greenwood + 15 years old , Though he didn't acquire a patent until 1877, Greenwood created earmuffs in 1873, when he was still wet behind the ears. His hometown became the Earmuff Capital of the World. earmuffs + wire, beaver fur and cloth, earmuff capital of the world, Chester Greenwood + ice skating, Chester Greenwood + more than 100 patents, +December 21 Chester Greenwood Day,
Param Jaggi + Algae-Mobile 3
Param Jaggi + 17 years old, Jaggi thought about more than just joyrides when he looked at cars; he designed the Algae-Mobile 3 to help make them more eco-friendly. Param Jaggi   uses algae to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen,
Elizabeth Nathan & Gabriella Pollack
Elizabeth Nathan and Gabriella Pollack + 17-year-olds, This New York City dynamic duo came up with their nonreusable syringe in 1995 to help curb a major health issue. Nathan and Pollack syringe + help prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS, 1995 Nynex Science and Technology Awards,
Ryan Patterson sign language glove
Ryan Patterson + age 17 + sign language glove, Patterson got the idea for the sign language translator glove in 2002 while he was getting "brain food". Ryan Patterson + a deaf teen at Burger King trying to order, Ryan Patterson   sign language translator glove, Ryan Patterson + $400,000 in scholarships, +Ryan Patterson + Time Best Inventions of 2002, Ryan Patterson   Disney "Electric Boy Genius",
Tharon Trujillo
Tharon Trujillo + 10 years old, Trujillo's Lock-N-Block Safety Gate was inspired by an in-home incident. Find out what happened. Tharon Trujillo + baby sister + sliding glass door,
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