Grade 3 – Invention Convention 2012

Some websites for you to visit to get information on inventors or inventions…

http://www.deweybrowse.org/invent.htm List of kid-friendly links in Dewey Decimal order. The Classification number for inventions is usually 608, though more general science/invention items can be found in 600-609

http://www.invent.org/ (Inventor Hall of Fame)

http://invention.smithsonian.org/home/

http://www.si.edu

http://www.150.si.edu/150trav/remember/amerinv.htm

http://www.inventions.org/

http://www.ideafinder.com

http://inventors.about.com/

http://inventors.about.com/library/blkids.htm


http://www.inventivekids.com/indexFlash.html

http:www.biography.com (if you already know the name of your inventor)

http://www.ala.org/greatsites -
- links to great, child-friendly sites compiled by the American Library Association.

http://www.kidsclick.org
Child-friendly search engine… sites are screened by librarians.

http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Inventors_Inventions.html

http://www.indianchild.com/inventions.htm

http://www.inventionatplay.org
http://inventionatplay.org/inventors_main.html




The resources/databases listed below are made available to our students through the school district and through the NJ State Library.//

WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA
Digital version of complete 22 volume print set with atlas, dictionary, additional articles, editor-reviewed websites, multimedia offerings, regular current news updates and Spanish Language Encyclopedia. Select the KIDS or STUDENTS version, for shorter and easier to understand articles.

Remote Access URL: http://www.worldbookonline.com
Username & Password: columbia

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Search?st1=inventors