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2019 Chicago Student Invention Convention Winners

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Kindergarten through 8th grade student inventors honored at the 7th annual Chicago Student Invention Convention, out of 3,500 students who took part in 2019 program   CHICAGO – April 6, 2019 – Student inventors from across the Chicago region in grades K-8 competed for top honors at the 7th annual Chicago Student Invention Convention.  The

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2018 Chicago Student Invention Convention Winners

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Kindergarten through 8th grade young inventors honored at the 6th annual Chicago Student Invention Convention, out of 3,000 students who took part in 2018 program   CHICAGO – April 7, 2018 – Student inventors from across the city in grades K-8 competed for top honors at the 6th annual Chicago Student Invention Convention.  The event

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Cheer on our student inventors at the NICEE in DC!

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On Thursday, June 1st, 25 Chicago student inventors grades 3-7 will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 2nd Annual National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo on Saturday, June 3rd. Two student inventors grades K-2 participated in the NICEE virtual competition. Thank you to everyone that helped them get here! As our young inventors

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Student Inventors visit Chicago Lighthouse to learn about the blind and low vision community

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On Wednesday, May 11, 5th graders Zion and Mukiya from Chicago Collegiate Charter School visited the Chicago Lighthouse, a social service organization serving the blind, visually impaired, disabled, and Veteran communities with comprehensive vision care and support services. Tom Perski, the Senior Vice President of Rehabilitation Services, and Maureen Reid, Scholarships Coordinator, showed Zion and

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5th Chicago Student Invention Convention draws over 275 student inventors K-8

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CHICAGO, IL – Over 275 Chicago Public School students from 22 schools in grades K-8 showed off their creativity and innovation at the 2017 Chicago Student Invention Convention on Saturday, April 1st at Clemente High School. Student inventors presented their inventions to volunteer judges and competed for over $4,000 in scholarships and prizes. Students also

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Design and Engineering Challenges

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In 6th-8th at Lozano we started with the Ideas Box lessons and the kids loved investigating inventors and interacting with the Dyson Air Multiplier. We then worked in groups to complete many design and engineering challenges. 8th graders created an artificial bone, a mechanical arm, and an energy bar. 6th and 7th worked on a

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