Teen Innovators

Nine Young People Engineering a Better World with Creative Inventions

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Pub Date 06 Sep 2022 | Archive Date 31 Oct 2022

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From Gitanjali Rao, who discovered a new way to test for lead in water, to William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill out of spare parts for his village in Malawi, Teen Innovators celebrates the determination and ingenuity of youth. Each chapter tells the story of invention, the discovery of a problem, the science and research the innovators completed, and the creation of a unique device or method to solve the issue. The profiles explore the challenges, motivations, and lives of these teen visionaries. Paired with clear descriptions of the science behind these inventions, readers will see how the science they study today in school relates to these important discoveries.

From Gitanjali Rao, who discovered a new way to test for lead in water, to William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill out of spare parts for his village in Malawi, Teen Innovators celebrates the...


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Title also available as a library bound $39.99 (978-1-7284-1718-9).

Title also available as a library bound $39.99 (978-1-7284-1718-9).


Advance Praise

"While all faced challenges, these teens forged ahead toward their visions with creative confidence. Design thinking and other creative problem-solving skills may help you, too, unleash your own inspiration. Fred's book does a great job of getting you started on your journey." –David Kelley, founder of Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford and IDEO, co-author of Creative Confidence


"The rich variety of individuals and projects highlighted will encourage budding scientists. A compelling read for teens interested in the STEM fields and an inspirational resource for science classrooms."—Kirkus Reviews

"While all faced challenges, these teens forged ahead toward their visions with creative confidence. Design thinking and other creative problem-solving skills may help you, too, unleash your own...


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Teen Innovators is really great resource about 9 teenagers innovating in the world! I really loved learning about different inventio0ns each teen made- the team robot was my favorite though!

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Wow! I enjoyed this one. It was very informative and descriptive. It would make a great resource in a middle school library. Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. I will recommend to my school!

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