Type:

Interactive, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Other, Manual

Description:

Inspire your students through problem-solving exercises, exploration, creativity and the inventive process. At the same time engage them in learning about the intellectual property protections of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. This site is run by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, The Advertising Council, and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. Professional development training for teachers is available through i-SAFE's i-LEARN Online video-based training modules. Just watch the Intellectual Property module, which includes an entire chapter about Patents and Trademarks.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

science inventions patents trademarks create

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

None
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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-01-31.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource links externally to a site run by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, The Advertising Council, and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation. It is very kid-friendly and has a variety of sections. In the “Invent Now” section, kids are invited to play various challenges for inspiration and ultimately create their own inventions. The “Showroom” and “Gallery” sections highlight existing inventions by kids. The last section, “Patent It,” has a lot of useful information on patents and trademarks. There is also professional development training is available for teachers through video-based training modules.

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