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Click HERE for the inventor's packet.The goal of the BEND-VENTION is to encourage students to investigate the world around them to solve real world problems. This promotes a creative spirit, while allowing students to express their ideas though building their own invention.
What is BEND-VENTION?
Bend-vention is an enrichment opportunity for 3rd-6th graders. Participating students will design an invention that will solve a problem in their daily life. Students verify that their inventions have not already been invented through patent research. Students will build their inventions staying under a budget of $15.00. In addition, students will share their process, research, and marketing ideas on a poster or project board for display.
What are the requirements for students?
· Inventor’s Notebook Packet
· Poster or Project Board
- Patent Information Chart
- Decision Making
- Planning for Invention Idea
- Bend-vention Entry Form/Signature Page
Students will display their research and steps of the design process for students and parents at the exhibit.
Students will build and test inventions (budget $15). Inventions will be displayed at the exhibit for students and parents.